In this month’s dig diary, we look at the effect coronavirus has had on archaeology, update you on an upcoming miniature model of Waterloo, and tell you about our future plans with the Taxi Charity for Military Veterans…
In our final Lockdown Lecture of the summer, Time Team’s Phil Harding describes one of his favourite excavations from his Time Team days: the site of Hopton Castle in Shropshire, which was under siege during the English Civil War.
In our latest Lockdown Lecture, archaeologist Sam Wilson gives an introduction to the Waterloo Uncovered project, including a summary of our most exciting archaeological discoveries on the battlefield, and how archaeology can aid in veteran welfare and recovery.
In a very special Lockdown Lecture, Dr Stuart Eve takes us on a tour of a virtual Hougoumont farm, courtesy of Pan Immersion.
In this episode of Visiting Historians, Liam Fitzgerald interviews retired surgeon, curator and historian Mick Crumplin on the gruesome realities of battle wounds, military medicine and battlefield surgery during the Battle of Waterloo. This episode contains graphic descriptions of injuries and battlefield surgery including amputation. Listener discretion is advised.
Professor Tony Pollard’s investigation of Hougoumont continues in another Lockdown Lecture. In this episode, Tony combines the archaeological evidence and historical accounts to explain the bloody battle that took place in the gardens of Hougoumont
In our latest Lockdown Lecture, Time Team’s Phil Harding (an expert flint knapper) describes the evidence of flint knapping found at the Upper Palaeolithic site of Farndon Fields in Nottinghamshire, and explains how flints can connect us to the Battle of Waterloo.
In our latest Lockdown Lecture, Ben Schoenmaker, the director of the Netherlands Institute of Military History (NIMH) in The Hague, gives the Dutch Perspective of the Battle of Waterloo.
Read on to find out what Waterloo Uncovered have been up to in July, including our nomination for a Charity Times Award, test pitting in our gardens, a graduation, and a look back at last year’s highlights!
In this Lockdown Lecture, Dr Stuart Eve explores how we keep track and make sense of the archaeological discoveries we make while excavating, and explains the importance of recording to preserve the past for future generations.