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Reflections on Celts

“Reflections on Celts is a partnership tour between National Museums Scotland and the British Museum featuring two Iron Age mirrors, which tell very different stories, and help us to understand the relationships between communities in Britain 2,000 years ago.“ – McManus Galleries, Dundee Very excited to share our film “Above the Law: Dundee Law in […]

Jarlshof kite aerial photograph by Kieran Baxter.

Jarlshof: CGI and Kites with Kieran Baxter

Last summer I was invited to do a little reconstruction work (Viking settlement, medieval farmstead and the Laird’s House) for Kieran Baxter as part of his ambitious Jarlshof Project conducted as part of his masters degree at DJCAD, University of Dundee. Kieran describes the project in detail in a fantastic blog post on his website, but the general gist […]

Don Valley Figurines, British Museum.

Thinking About Ice Age Art at the British Museum.

*Spoiler alert: for anyone who has yet to see the exhibition and doesn’t want to have too much revealed before they go read with caution!* This week I’ve been hard at work finishing off one of my thesis chapters where I spend a little time discussing the significance of art and archaeology. Consequently, I found myself […]

Some views from the hike, looking across the mountain range and looking back up to the quarries from the valley.

Thinking Big – Some Landscape Archaeology in Cumbria

Some of you may remember a post I published a few months ago where I discussed a trip to the Kelvingrove Museum with artist and archaeologist Aaron Watson? Well we decided to keep the dialogue going and last week I visited Aaron for a few days in Lancaster and we spent our time visiting sites […]

Talking Theory and a Thought Provoking Visit to the Kelvingrove Museum

Last week was a good one for the development of the theory side of my PhD, it’s been a while since I’ve sat down for a thorough chat through some of the issues that plague archaeological reconstruction but I was presented with two such occasions in quick succession! The first coffee-fuelled chat was between myself, Daisy […]