A large Norse hall has been discovered during excavations at Skaill Farmstead, on the island of Rousay, Orkney.
Are there reasons for the silence in relation to gender in the archaeology of the later Middle Ages, and what lessons are there for bringing about a more inclusive archaeology?
Is there any archaeological evidence for the Battle of Hattin?
More human activity has been found at L’Anse aux Meadows, the only confirmed site in North America where the Vikings had a settlement.
Archaeologists working in Israel have discovered the remains of a mosque dating to seventh or eighth century, as well as a Byzantine-era farm.
Scottish archaeologist working in the town of Paisley have found the answers to a centuries-old mystery about the location of a medieval tunnel.
Archaeologists digging along the southern wall of the Old City of Jerusalem on Mount Zion have announced the discovery of a ditch and artefacts that have been linked to siege and conquest of the city in 1099 during the First Crusade.
A unique find of two boat burials from the Viking Age have been discovered in Sweden. One of the two graves was intact with remains of a man, a horse and a dog.
A recently completed study indicates that the material of the jewellery found together with human remains at a Finnish water burial site originates in southern Europe, contrary to what researchers had previously thought.
A community archaeological dig in part of the former Abbey of St Edmund in southeastern England has unearthed a medieval ring and pottery.
Australian archaeologists have discovered 15 new sites in Laos containing more than one hundred 1000-year-old massive stone jars possibly used for the dead.
The remains of a warrior buried at the end of the 10th century in an earthen mausoleum has been located in the village Bodzia in central Poland.
Were these curated or items ‘won or stolen’ from earlier sites? At a different level, it is suggested that a type of Iron Age ‘safety pin’ brooch became popular at this time in the mid- 7th century.
Scientific research at the molecular level on a collection of medieval skeletons from Norton Priory in Cheshire could help rewrite history after revealing they were affected by an unusual ancient form of the bone disorder, Paget’s disease.
This study explores the comparative archaeologies and histories of slave markets in order to examine the potential form and function of these sites, and how they might have operated as part of the wider, interconnected Viking world.
The first genetic study of medieval human remains believed to be Crusaders confirms that warriors travelled from western Europe to the near East, where they mixed and had families with local people, and died together in battle
Researchers have found a shipwreck off the coast of the Netherlands from the early 16th century – the oldest find of a seafaring ship in Dutch waters ever.
Archaeologists, historians and others specialists are teaming up for an international project to examine the urban history of Rome between the first and eighth century AD.
This week on The Medieval Podcast, Danièle interviews archaeologist Leszek Gardeła to learn more about women, warriors, and when a weapon is more than just a weapon.
The remains of a Viking ship has been discovered in southern Norway, thanks to ground penetrating radar.
Guinness World Records have independently certified an astrolabe excavated from the wreck site of a Portuguese Armada Ship that was part of Vasco da Gama’s second voyage to India in 1502-1503 as the oldest in the world.
Archaeologists working for the Israel Antiquities Authority have uncovered the remains of a 1600-year-old estate from a Samaritan settlement.
Stone carvings which had lain hidden for centuries have been discovered at Dunkeld Cathedral in Scotland. At least a dozen carved saint-like figures were found by a conservation team from Historic Environment Scotland.
This lecture explores the value of archaeology in reconstructing lived religion as it was practised and experienced by medieval people.