Posts from August 2017

  • 31st August 2017
Find of the Month – August

  Our first Find of the Month, found on Tuesday in Gloucestershire, is a 2000 year old glass bead.   The lime green translucent bead has twisted yellow and blue glass threads wrapped around it (time has changed the blue to red). Due to the style of the bead, we believe it is early Roman,...

  • 24th August 2017
The Sword in the Clay

On Tuesday afternoon, we found a sword. Yes, you have read correctly. A sword. Despite the impression given by Indiana Jones, finds like this are very, very rare. The sword is iron, and 60cm long in total with a 48cm blade. It was found in the ring gully of a roundhouse (a shallow ditch dug...

  • 18th August 2017
Archaeology Trainees – WAAS Receives Another Accolade

We recently received another accolade as we were awarded a ‘highly commended’ in the recent Archaeology Training Forum Awards for our archaeology traineeships. To encourage the development of new archaeologists and organisations to provide opportunities for new recruits to develop their skills and careers, the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists are looking to help bridge the...

  • 11th August 2017
Stanley Baldwin Exhibition

Get up close to one of the famous Despatch Boxes held aloft by the Chancellor of the Exchequer in a one day exhibition about Stanley Baldwin 2017 is the 150th anniversary of the birth of Stanley Baldwin, the three time Prime Minister from Worcestershire. To coincide with this we will be display documents from his...