Author: Peter B Campbell

New underwater discoveries in Greece reveal ancient Roman engineering

Peter B Campbell , December 14th, 2017


Underwater excavations at Lechaion, the ancient harbour of Corinth, provide insight into engineering by the Roman Empire New archaeological excavations at the ancient port of Corinth have uncovered…


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New underwater discoveries in Greece reveal ancient Roman engineering

Peter B Campbell , December 14th, 2017


Underwater excavations at Lechaion, the ancient harbour of Corinth, provide insight into engineering by the Roman Empire New archaeological excavations at the ancient port of Corinth have uncovered…


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The climate has changed before. But this is different – look at the archeological record

Peter B Campbell , November 9th, 2017


A major new report states unequivocally that humans are changing the planet. Archaeology puts those changes into context – and explains why action is crucial The United States…


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The climate has changed before. But this is different – look at the archeological record

Peter B Campbell , November 9th, 2017


A major new report states unequivocally that humans are changing the planet. Archaeology puts those changes into context – and explains why action is crucial The United States…


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What mysteries could be unlocked by new Antikythera shipwreck finds?

Peter B Campbell , October 10th, 2017


Excavation has revealed fragments of bronze sculpture and raises the possibility of several buried statues in the area. So what do these discoveries tell us? The shipwreck at…


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What mysteries could be unlocked by new Antikythera shipwreck finds?

Peter B Campbell , October 10th, 2017


Excavation has revealed fragments of bronze sculpture and raises the possibility of several buried statues in the area. So what do these discoveries tell us? The shipwreck at…


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Archaeology and blockchain: a social science data revolution?

Peter B Campbell , October 2nd, 2017


Blockchain technology is revolutionising financial systems. Could it do the same for archaeological data? This month the world’s first “archaeology coin” launched to fanfare from a small community;…


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‘Those are our Eiffel Towers, our pyramids’: Why Standing Rock is about much more than oil

Peter B Campbell , May 15th, 2017


Standing Rock is cast as an environmental protest, but the Native American Water Protectors are part of a religious tradition that predates Christianity On May 15, the Dakota…


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The first Brexit: Submerged landscapes of the North Sea and Channel

Peter B Campbell , April 26th, 2017


The British Isles split from Europe several thousand years ago. Now, maritime archaeology is revealing a lost landscape on the seafloor The British Isles separated from the European…


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