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  • Arjan Hullegie on the Coevorden excavation: “Once in a lifetime experience.”
    Arjan Hullegie on the Coevorden excavation: “Once in a lifetime experience.”
    Our Dutch team uncovers the remains of the Frisian gate in Coevorden – one of the three medieval city gates of the town – built around 1620 and demolished 250 years later. The research is expected …
  • Unique Fibula discovered in the State of Baden-Württemberg
    Unique Fibula discovered in the State of Baden-Württemberg
    The archaeological rescue excavations in Rottweil were completed in November 2019 after four months of work. On the research area residential houses will soon be built. Salisbury teams uncovered the c …
  • Burials Excavation North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
    Burials Excavation North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
    We are carrying out archaeological survey in front of St Margaret’s Church in Rietberg-Neuenkirchen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany on behalf of the local urban planning service. Beneath the pa …
  • Metaaltijdendag 2019 Amersfoot, The Netherlands
    Metaaltijdendag 2019 Amersfoot, The Netherlands
    Two of our colleagues, Stephan Deiters and Dániel Fűköh participated as lecturers in the theme session of the annual scientific conference Metaaltijdendag held on October 4, 2019 in Amersfoort, The …
  • Villa Rustica: Open Day in Rottweil, Germany
    Villa Rustica: Open Day in Rottweil, Germany
    Our Archaeology Day was a popular program in Rottweil last Saturday. We did not expect so many to visit our excavation where for the first and last time before the final demolition, there was an oppo …
  • Research on the Route of the Megaliths
    Research on the Route of the Megaliths
    Salisbury Archaeology will start the archaeological research connecting to the construction of the N34 motorway in the Netherlands this autumn. The so-called „Hunebed Highway” crosses the Province …
  • Geophysical Survey of Villers-Cotterêts Castle, France
    Geophysical Survey of Villers-Cotterêts Castle, France
    Our company is commissioned by the Centre des monuments nationaux to carry out the geophysical survey of the castle Villers-Cotterêts (Aisne). The building, currently in poor condition, will be home …
  • Archaeological excavations on the Groningen Fish Market (NL)
    Archaeological excavations on the Groningen Fish Market (NL)
    One of the city members of the Hanseatic League, Groningen had played an important role in providing food to the Netherlands. Located in the city centre, Vismarkt (Fish Market) is not a tourist attrac …
  • Life and Death in the Shadow of Vesuvius
    Life and Death in the Shadow of Vesuvius
    The exhibition “Life and Death in the Shadow of Vesuvius” selected by our team from the valuable collection of the Museo Archeologico di Napoli will be brought to Hungary in October 2020 …
  • The Largest-known Bronze Age Burial Site ever Discovered in Hungary
    The Largest-known Bronze Age Burial Site ever Discovered in Hungary
    In the second half of 2018, the largest Bronze Age cemetery of Hungary was found by Salisbury archaeologists during the archaeological excavations on the M30 near Encs, Northern-Hungary. By the end of …
  • Reuvensdagen 2018 Commemorating the 1000-year-victory of Diederik in Vlaardingen
    Reuvensdagen 2018 Commemorating the 1000-year-victory of Diederik in Vlaardingen
    Reuvensdagen 2018 This year, the national Dutch archaeology conference known as Reuvensdagen is held in Vlaardingen, next to Rotterdam. The choice of the place is not a coincidence. Henry II, emperor …
  • We obtained the certification for archaeological excavation works in Italy
    We obtained the certification for archaeological excavation works in Italy
    In September 2018, Salisbury Archaeology got certified under the category OS 25 for archaeological excavations of the standard SOA, Italian certification of qualification for the execution of public w …
  • Analysis of the Roman Glass Assemblage Rue des Capucins for Reims Métropole
    Analysis of the Roman Glass Assemblage Rue des Capucins for Reims Métropole
    Salisbury Archaeology has been commissioned by the Archaeology Service of Reims Métropole to carry out the post-excavation analysis of a glass finds assemblage. The fragments come from a part of the …
  • Our Excavation Report in Archeologia Viva
    Our Excavation Report in Archeologia Viva
    The summary on the excavation of a large Gepidic graveyard along the Berettyó River, East of Hungary, written by our archaeologist is published in the July-August issue of the prestigious Italian arc …
  • Our Findings Document 1,200 Years of Settlement History in Marsberg (D)
    Our Findings Document 1,200 Years of Settlement History in Marsberg (D)
    We started excavations on the planned Marsberg-Westheim II (North Rhine-Westphalia) commercial area in April. During the first investigations in 2003, parts of a medieval settlement had already been d …
  • Preliminary Report of a Middle Bronze Age Burial Field, N-E Hungary
    Preliminary Report of a Middle Bronze Age Burial Field, N-E Hungary
    We provide you insight to the first results of an archaeological research near Encs in the North-East of Hungary where heritage remains on more than 8,000 m2 have been investigated and recorded until …
  • Archaeological excavation in the old city centre of Bolsward (The Netherlands)
    Archaeological excavation in the old city centre of Bolsward (The Netherlands)
    Our excavation in the centre of Bolsward (Friesland, The Netherlands) is followed with great interest by the local population. In the framework of the art project 11Fountains, part the of the programm …
  • Investigations prior to the construction of Austrian Autobahn A5 (7.5 ha)
    Investigations prior to the construction of Austrian Autobahn A5 (7.5 ha)
    Work in progress: archaeological investigations prior to the construction works of A5 Nord/Weinviertel-Autobahn in Austria In 2017, Salisbury Archaeology, the only foreign applicant, was the successf …
  • 4th edition of International Archaeological Exhibition in Florence
    4th edition of International Archaeological Exhibition in Florence
    We participate at the International Archaeological Exhibition in Florence held in the prestigious location of Palazzo dei Congressi. TourismA is organized by Archeologia Viva (the first significant it …
  • Salisbury Archaeology is a corporate member of the EAA
    Salisbury Archaeology is a corporate member of the EAA
    Salisbury Archaeology is supporting the work of the Association of European Archaeologists (EAA) as corporate member. Our objectives are the promotion of: • the development of archaeological researc …
  • Salisbury Archeologie B. V. has been successfully audited to BRL SIKB 4000
    Salisbury Archeologie B. V. has been successfully audited to BRL SIKB 4000
    Our Dutch firm got certified last December as the second company in the Netherlands to the 4.0 version of the BRL SIKB 4000 directives of the Dutch archaeological quality standards, the KNA (‘Kw …
  • Trijntje: the Oldest Grave ever Found in the Netherlands
    Trijntje: the Oldest Grave ever Found in the Netherlands
    In 1997, the skeleton of a woman was found during an archaeological research near Hardinxveld-Giessendam, the Netherlands. Investigations have shown that the woman, baptized Trijntje, probably lived a …
  • Salisbury France participation in the Lascaux visitors’ centre project
    Salisbury France participation in the Lascaux visitors’ centre project
    It is one of the greatest international successes of Salisbury Archaeology. The construction of the Centre international de l’art pariétal Montignac-Lascaux started back in 2015. Salisbury Archaeol …

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