Blick Mead featured on BBC programme this Friday

Could a road tunnel at Stonehenge destroy the archaeological site? Blick Mead will feature on the BBC programme Inside Out West on Friday 31 March. For more information, please follow the link here. For more information about Peter Lang’s Studies in the British Mesolithic and Neolithic series, please click here.  

Latest news on Blick Mead from Peter Lang series editor David Jacques

Peter Lang series editor David Jacques and colleagues have published a new article on their discoveries at Blick Mead near Stonehenge in Current Archaeology (Issue 324). Click here to read the article. For information about his series co-edited with Graeme Davis, Studies in the British Mesolithic and Neolithic, click here.

Blick Mead in the news

Studies in the British Mesolithic and Neolithic series editor David Jacques is interviewed in the latest articles about Blick Mead and the planned tunnel that threatens this pre-Stonehenge site. Read about it in the Sunday Times here.        

Dogs have been man’s best friend for 7,000 years, Peter Lang series editors find

A dog tooth dating back 7,000 years has been found near Stonehenge, reports David Jacques, co-editor with Graeme Davis of the book series Studies in British Mesolithic and Neolithic, and project director for the dig at Blick Mead near Stonehenge. The dog originated in Yorkshire and must have travelled 250 miles with his owners to … Continue reading

New book series: Studies in the British Mesolithic and Neolithic

We welcome proposals for the book series: Studies in the British Mesolithic and Neolithic Edited by Graeme Davis and David Jacques Studies in the British Mesolithic and Neolithic presents the results of fieldwork and excavation as well as works of interpretation from all perspectives on the British Neolithic revolution. Archaeological methodology is augmented where appropriate … Continue reading

New publication: Jerusalem in the Achaemenid Period

This is the first book to explore the importance of agriculture in relation to the restoration of the Jerusalem temple in the Book of Haggai during the Achaemenid period. Scholars discussing the rebuilding of the temple have mainly focused on the political and social context. Additionally, the missions of Ezra and Nehemiah have been used … Continue reading

New York Times interviews series editor David Jacques about discovery near Stonehenge

The New York Times features an article on the Mesolithic eco-home near Stonehenge excavated by Peter Lang series editor David Jacques. Click here to read the article. Previous coverage: In The Times: http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/opinion/columnists/article4600803.ece In the Guardian: http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/oct/29/archaeologists-discover-mesolithic-eco-home-near-stonehenge On the BBC website: http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-wiltshire-34659000 In the Daily Mail: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3293845/Stone-Age-house-built-hollow-tree-discovered-near-Stonehenge.html We welcome proposals for the book series: Studies … Continue reading

Mesolithic eco-home near Stonehenge in the news

The Mesolithic eco-home near Stonehenge excavated by Peter Lang series editor David Jacques is in the news. In The Times: http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/opinion/columnists/article4600803.ece In the Guardian: http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/oct/29/archaeologists-discover-mesolithic-eco-home-near-stonehenge On the BBC website: http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-wiltshire-34659000 In the Daily Mail: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3293845/Stone-Age-house-built-hollow-tree-discovered-near-Stonehenge.html We welcome proposals for the book series: Studies in the British Mesolithic and Neolithic Edited by Graeme Davis and David … Continue reading

‘Terry and Mason’s Great British Food Trip’ features series editor David Jacques

‘Terry and Mason’s Great British Food Trip’ on BBC 2 at 6.30 pm on September 17th features Studies in the British Mesolithic and Neolithic series editor David Jacques alongside Sir Terry Wogan and Mason McQueen during their visit to Salisbury: Sir Terry Wogan and cabbie Mason McQueen are in Salisbury, Wiltshire, on a quest to … Continue reading

Series editor David Jacques featured in ‘First Britons’ on BBC tonight

David Jacques, series editor for Studies in the British Mesolithic and Neolithic with Graeme Davis, is featured in the BBC 2 Horizon programme ‘First Britons’ tonight at 8 pm. For a clip, please click here. Horizon reveals how new archaeological discoveries are painting a different picture of the very first native Britons. For centuries it’s … Continue reading

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