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(Binchester and beyond)

Binchester in New Archaeology Magazine

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A new archaeology web magazine called ELECTRUM has just hit the virtual stands, and an article on Bichester is one of its featured stories. It was written by Binchester directors Gary Devore and Michael Shanks and gives a brief overview of the history of the site and the latest (2010) season. It can be found at this link:

Binchester Field School Now Taking Applications

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The Binchester Project is currently taking applications for its 2011 season (July 3-30). Please see this page if you would like to apply as a student or volunteer. The deadline for the first round of applicants is 15 March, 2011. A second deadline of 15 April will be held if we still have spaces available.

(Current Stanford students wishing to apply should navigate to this page instead of the one linked above.)

Binchester Kiln Replication in the News

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We will post shortly some more details about our initial attempt to replicate a Romano-British pottery kiln from Binchester on Stanford Campus. In the meantime, here is a link to a story the Stanford Report did today: Stanford archaeologist shows how the Romans made pottery in Britain