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    More than 150 digs in Greece this year – more than 3,000 in the UK

    Kenneth Aitchison of Landward Research Ltd has contributed to a piece by Mike Pitts in SALON, the Society of Antiquaries of London‘s online newsletter.   How Many Digs? In August the Greek Ministry of Culture announced that excavations underway near Sparta since 2009 had uncovered a Mycenaean palace. This, said a press statement, was just one indication of ‘the importance of the archaeological wealth and cultural heritage of the country’: already in 2015 ‘more than 150 archaeological excavations have been carried out in Greece’. I was reminded of a notice in Orkney Museum: ‘The following is a list of Orkney 2012 archaeological excavations that the Orkney Archaeological Society has been made…

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    Breaking New Ground in Salon

      The publication by Landward Research Ltd of Breaking New Ground: how archaeology works has been covered in Salon, the Society of Antiquaries of London Online Newsletter (issue 280, 16 July 2012).   E-books by Fellows: Breaking New Ground: how archaeology works Two e-books have come Salon’s way in recent days. E-books are not the cue for a Wallace and Grommit joke but rather they are works published for Kindle and other electronic devices as distinct from books that are published conventionally but also made available digitally, usually as a PDF version of the printed book (and often costing just as much). The advantage of a Kindle book, says Fellow…