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 pavement, human bones were found since cemeteries were often located in the immediate vicinity of the temples not only in the Middle Ages, …

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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 Netherlands. This year, the main topic of the Metal Ages Day was the appearance and identity, people-related objects, jewellery and wear …

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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 opportunity for anyone to see the uncovered remains of a villa rustica of the Roman city …

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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 of Drenthe in the North where we can find most of the prehistoric stone monuments, called “hunebedden”. he Hunebeds were built more than …

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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 to a Centre de la Francophonie after its renovation in 2022. For the first phase of the survey project subsequent …

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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 attraction but a real marketplace and pulsating centre of community life with origins dating back to the …

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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. Presented first to the public in Kraków (Muzeum Archeologiczne w Krakowie) and in Târgu Mureș (Palatul Culturii Mures), this exhibit …

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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 November, more than a thousand, about 1,200-1,300 graves had been discovered and archaeologists expected another 800 burials to …

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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 works. This recognition enables us to take part not only in archeological excavation but all kind of associated service tenders in Italy. …

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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 archaeological magazine, ARCHEOLOGIA VIVA.

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 discovered. Through the ongoing excavations, we found numerous remains from the 4th to 16th century – a proof of more than 1,200 …

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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 programmes Leeuwarden-Friesland European Capital of Culture, a unique public well, created by top international artists from eleven different countries, …

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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 successful bidder of a procurement procedure for archaeological works to be realized on the Nord Autobahn A5 in lower Austria. The objective of the contracting authority, …

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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 italian magazine of archaeology) and is an annual 3-day event to share all initiatives related to the communication of the ancient world and …

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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 research and the exchange of archaeological information; • the management and interpretation of the European archaeological heritage; • proper ethical and scientific standards …

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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 (‘Kwaliteitsnorm Nederlandse Archeologie’). The BRL 4000 directives prescribe the protocols for the conception, execution and documentation of archaeological …

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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 around 7500 BC as part of a group of nomadic hunters-gatherers. It is the oldest skeleton ever found in the Netherlands. Our Dutch …

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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 Archaeology expert teams worked together with German archaeology specialists to carry out an exceptional assignment for the Lascaux 4 project: replica production of objects …

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