1976 excavations at Vindolanda, interim report

by Robin Birley

Publisher: Vindolanda Trust in Hexham

Written in English
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  • England,
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

Statementby Robin Birley.
SeriesVindolanda ;, 1
LC ClassificationsDA147.V56 B554
The Physical Object
Pagination42 p. :
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4473330M
LC Control Number79300564

  Vindolanda has nine tablets, on loan from the British Museum, on display at the fort’s museum. Most of the tablets found so far were written before the construction of Hadrian’s Wall started Author: Tony Henderson. Parker Brewis 'Roman Rudchester. Report on excavations ' AA4 i () with plates. Parker Brewis, and John Charlton 'Report for of the North of England Patricia J.E. Wiltshire 'The pre-Roman environment' in Wilmott et al (), Author: P. R. Hill. The Romans The Vindolanda Tablets These flat pieces of wood were found at a site called Vindolanda, now Chesterholm, close to the border with Scotland and part of Hadrian’s Wall. It was built in around AD – so these are almost years old! They record all sorts of ordinary matters which happened when the Romans lived at the very edge. The excavations at Vindolanda continue until 25th September and the footprint is one of many great discoveries from the site already this year. Weekly highlights from the digs are posted on the official Facebook and Twitter pages of the Vindolanda Trust so enabling more people to look at the latest finds.

BSP (Summer ) p. Excavations at Aphek — Antipatris. With an area of about 30 acres, Aphek-Antipatris is one of the largest mounds in the land of Israel. It is situated near the source of the Yarkon River and was, for this reason, called Tel Ras el-’Ain . THE ROMAN TEMPLE ON BREAN DOWN, SOMERSET The Roman Temple on Brean Down, Somerset An Interim Report on the Excavations By A. M. APSIMON Brean Down is a limestone headland projecting into the Bristol Channel on the south side of Weston-super-MareBay. The Roman temple is on the eastern of the two summits of the Down, ft. above sea Size: KB. Excavation Report. Prehistoric Activity and Medieval Quarrying at 2 Park Close, Yaxley Archaeological Excavation A Mid/Late Iron Age to Late Roman settlement was identified during excavations carried out by Northamptonshire Archaeology and Oxford Archaeology East on adjacent plots, approximately m to the east of the present site. Interim report on excavations at Etton, Maxey, Cambridgeshire, Neolithic EastAnglia Enclosures-causewayed: B'well: N4: Piggott: Druids Iron age Druids: B'well: PI: Stewart et al. Excavation of a henge, stone circles and metal working area at Moncreiffe, Perthshire Henges Stone circles Scotland.

  What little we know of the round-houses is described in Robin Birley’s excellent book on Vindolanda on pages , but here’s a brief summary. Each round-house foundation is about 6 metres in diameter and clusters of very similar structures are thought to have been common in Northern Brittania in the same period. Armit, Ian: The Loch Olabhat Project, North Uist 4th Interim Report. Edinburgh: Department of Archaeology, University of Edinburgh Project Paper No. 12, 40 pp. x 21 cm. 17 illustrations, including maps. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. £ Archaeological Excavations in Sherburn, Vale of Pickering, North Yorkshire. September The village of Sherburn, situated on the southern side of the eastern end of the Vale of Pickering and overlooked by the Yorkshire Wolds to the south, is the largest of the villages that occupy the sandyFile Size: 3MB. The Romano-British Temple Interim Report. Committee for Rescue Archaeology in Avon, Gloucestershire and Somerset, Bristol. Ellison, Ann. Excavations at West Hill Uley: A Native, Roman and Christian Ritual Complex of the First Millennium AD--Second Interim Report. Committee for Rescue Archaeology in Avon, Gloucestershire and.

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Each year over volunteers join the excavations at Vindolanda and make a direct contribution to the research on the monument. If you are over 16 and have two consecutive weeks to give to the project, you too can make history happen and become a part of the story of uncovering Vindolanda.

Subsequent excavations have revealed over 1, writing tablets, associated with the remnants of five periods of timber buildings, dated between c. AD 85 and The remarkable survival of the tablets is due to the anaerobic conditions. The Vindolanda Trust, Hexham. 20K likes. Two attractions Roman Vindolanda and the Roman Army Museum sitting on the world famous Hadrian's Wall Unesco World Heritage site/5().

Vindolanda was a Roman auxiliary fort just south of Hadrian's Wall in northern England, which it originally pre-dated. Archaeological excavations of the site show it was under Roman occupation from roughly 85 AD to AD.

Interim report book near the modern village of Bardon Mill in Northumberland, it 1976 excavations at Vindolanda the Stanegate, the Roman road from the River Tyne to the Solway nates: 54°59′28″N 2°21′39″W /.

The long-running excavations at Vindolanda, a Roman auxiliary fort just south of Hadrian’s Wall, have uncovered an apparently hastily abandoned cavalry barracks containing a wealth of finds, from weapons to personal items.

The Vindolanda Trust-led investigations had opened test-pits beneath the stone foundations of the last stone fortress, revealing anaerobic layers dating from Author: Kathryn Krakowka. THE LANGUAGE OF THE VINDOLANDA WRITING TABLETS: AN INTERIM REPORT. By J. ADAMS. INTRODUCTION. The recent publication by A.

Bowman and J. Thomas of The Vindolanda Writing Tablets (Tabulae Vindolandenses 11) ()~ provides another substantial corpus of Latin from a military outpost in the early Empire.

Bennett, D.K. Ongoing Mammal Bone Research at Vindolanda: Interim Report on the Collections, in Andrew Birley and Justin Blake, eds., Vindolanda ExcavationsThe Vindolanda Trust, Northumbria, England, pp.

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In the centre the playing-card shape walls outline the second stone fort at Vindolanda, constructed in the early third century. In the middle of the fort the remains of the commander's residence, the praetorium, and the headquarters building, the 1976 excavations at Vindolanda, have been excavated and displayed.

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Greenhead, Roman Army Museum Publications,X+89 p. BIRLEY (Robin), CASEY(John). Gilliam's view (Roman Amy Papers (MAV ), ) that strength reports were made at intervals (probably monthly) throughout the year and then summarized at the end of the year seems to us persuasive.

But our Vindolanda strength report would then have to be seen as an internal, interim report from which the monthlypn'dianum was compiled. Ongoing Mammal Bone Research at Vindolanda: Interim Report on the Collections, in Andrew Birley and Justin Blake, eds., Vindolanda ExcavationsThe Vindolanda Trust, Northumbria, England, pp.

Andrew Robin Birley (born 28 October ) is a British archaeologist and the Director of Excavations on the site of is the son of Robin Birley and grandson of Eric Birley, who founded the department of Archaeology at Durham graduated from the University of Leicester in the summer of and has been working on the site for 18 years, ten of which have been in full.

'With considerations of Romanisation and identity very much at the forefront of current thinking and research ion roman archaeology, it is a pleasure to welcome a book which makes such a substantive contribution to the subject this is a very original book, essential reading for all working and researching in the filed of roman archaeology.'Cited by:   Abstract.

Sincework has been carried out in the North Field at Vindolanda, a Roman military fort in the frontier zone of Roman Britain. The excavations have been directed by the Vindolanda Trust, in conjunction with a team from the University of Western by: 1. Buy Report on the Excavations at Usk, The Roman Small Finds (Report on the Excavations at Usk ) by W.H.

Manning (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : W.H. Manning. Roman Sandals – Credit: Vindolanda Trust. Inthe Vindolanda archaeologists excavated the ditch and discovered an incredible time capsule of life and conflict, and amongst the debris were dog and cat skeletons, pottery, leather and Roman shoes.

New finds from Vindolanda excavations. Wonderful collection of new finds from excavations at Vindolanda preserved beneath a 2nd Century Roman concrete floor. Site excavated by the Vindolanda Trust archaeological team with volunteers.

All text below is taken from The Vindolanda Trust website. Excavations at the Menelaion, Sparta, – - Volume 23 - H. CatlingCited by: Skip to 0 minutes and 9 seconds So we are here at Vindolanda, the very heart of the Roman frontier, the heart of the border of the Roman Empire here.

And a fort which starts in the Stanegate Period, long before Hadrian's Wall was constructed. And specifically where I'm sitting is in the village outside the walls of the last stone fort, and under this village we've got the enormous.

Roman Vindolanda It is situated on the Stanegate Road, one mile south of Hadrian’s Wall and is managed and owned by The Vindolanda Charitable Trust. The Museum at Vindolanda displays artefacts from the 47 years of excavations on site, therefore all items were found locally at Vindolanda (within a few hundred metres of the Museum).

Many of the artefacts would of course have been made throughout the Roman Empire, which illustrates the excellent trade and transport infrastructure at that time.4/5(K).

Books on Shelves in Berkely House, by Author A-G A ADAMS, Brian & THOMAS, Anthony. A potwork in Devonshire: the history and products of the Bovey Tracy potteries Sayce Publishing, P/MED ABERDEEN AND GRAMPIAN TOURIST BOARD. The Stone Circle. Aberdeen and Grampian Tourist Board, nd PAM ABU Simbel. Gaddis & Co.

L/PAM. He said: “It was quite a year on the excavations, possibly the best season since the discovery of the Vindolanda writing tablets in ” Around volunteer places for next year’s dig were filled within minutes of going online this month. While we still held out hope of a dry afternoon Andy gave us a fascinating and detailed account of the modern history of the site, and how the Vindolanda Trust came to be.

A couple of statistics stood out for me. First, he estimates that less than 1% of the Roman frontier sites have been excavated and even Vindolanda is only 25% finished. Birley R Vindolanda London: Thames & Hudson Birley R forthcoming Vindolanda Research Reports, an interim report on excavations on an Iron Age and Romano-British site near Scunthorpe Stead I M Excavations at Winterton Roman Villa and other Roman Sites in North Lincolnshire Department of the Environment.

Excavations in York: Interim Reports, 2. Second Interim Report, by P. Addyman; The Archaeology of York: The Legionary Fortress, 3/1.

The Church Street Sewer and an Adjacent Building by J. Whitwell; Interval Tower SW5 and the South-West Defences: Excavations by A. Sumpter, S. Coll; The Past Environment of York, 14/1.

Barker, PA, ‘Excavations on the site of the baths basilica at Wroxeter – an interim report’, Britannia, 6 (), –17 Ellis, P and White, RH, ‘Wroxeter archaeology. Excavation and research on the defences and in the town, –’, Shropshire Archaeological and Historical Society Transactions, 78 (Shrewsbury, ).

NORTHUMBERLAND, ENGLAND—A 2,year-old wooden toilet seat has been discovered in a muddy garbage trench at Vindolanda, a Roman fort located at Hadrian’s Wall."Excavations on the Sites of the Amphitheatre and Forum-Basilica at Silchester, Hampshire: An Interim Report." Antiquaries Journal 65 (): Guide to the.

Vindolanda truly is a fascinating excavation site and it is brilliant to be able to share it with so many people. It will be great to welcome old hands and newcomers to the programme which.