The Muddy Archaeologist's Blog

Blog by Gillian Hovell, The Muddy Archaeologist www.muddyarchaeologist.co.uk

Where you are matters, and always has …

Cultures are changed by the resources they have available.    Whatever journey you make, wherever you go, you can, at a glance, see the materials that people have been able to … Continue reading

June 12, 2019 · Leave a comment

Visiting Ancient Relatives

While in the Natural History Museum in London for some work/networking (and some fun and learning!), I’ve enjoyed a great opportunity to wallow in the early human section of the … Continue reading

April 8, 2019 · Leave a comment

ROMAN SPAIN – LIFE IN THE PROVINCES

While we may be accustomed to thinking of life on Hadrian’s Wall as the Edge of Empire, the furthest reaches of Rome’s civilisation, the back end of life lived the … Continue reading

February 24, 2019 · Leave a comment

Where in the Ancient World advent calendar with the Muddy Archaeologist.

Monday 17th December: Today’s challenge – where is this ancient site? Lots of photos today – just so much to see here! If you know the date, all the better! … Continue reading

December 17, 2018 · 1 Comment

Where in the Ancient World advent calendar with the Muddy Archaeologist.

Sunday 16th December: Today’s challenge – where is this ancient site ? Here’s a clue, these images are from several ancient sites on a single island. If you know the … Continue reading

December 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

Where in the Ancient World advent calendar with the Muddy Archaeologist.

Saturday 15th December: Today’s challenge – where is this ancient site? If you know the dates, all the better!   Yesterday’s destination was the island of Rousay in Orkney. It’s … Continue reading

December 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

Where in the Ancient World advent calendar with the Muddy Archaeologist.

Friday 14th December: Today’s challenge – where is this ancient site? This one isn’t just one site, but it is one island with lots of sites on it – there … Continue reading

December 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

Where in the Ancient World advent calendar with the Muddy Archaeologist.

Thursday 13th December: Today’s challenge – where is this ancient site? If you know the date, all the better! Yesterday’s destination was Akrotiri, that wonderful archaeological site on the island … Continue reading

December 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

Join me for Muddy Archaeologist Courses in January 2019

Looking ahead to 2019? Wondering how to liven up the cold winter months? Join me for a course that will enable you to see our modern world in a fresh, … Continue reading

December 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

Where in the Ancient World advent calendar with the Muddy Archaeologist.

Wednesday 12th December: Today’s challenge – where is this ancient site? If you know the date, all the better! Yesterday’s destination was Split in Croatia. This remarkable town is still … Continue reading

December 12, 2018 · Leave a comment