Beacons of the Past: Help Find a Hillfort!
This week I’d like to highlight an amazing website which has endless potential to provide both a fun passtime and contribute towards archaeology: Beacons of the Past. The project builds on a massive set of LiDAR data, covering 1400 km2 across the Chilterns. The issue is, this is a HUGE amount of data, and it’s…
Exploring and Travelling the Roman Empire
This week’s free online resource is the ORBIS website from Stamford University, which can be found here – https://orbis.stanford.edu/ The site focuses on exploring inter-connection through travel routes and, as a unique and amusing feature, lets you calculate how long travel would have taken between two locations, dependent on a vast number of factors –…
Archaeology Maps – the Aerial Archaeology Mapping Explorer
To the great happiness of anyone interested in Landscape Archaeology, Historical England have just released a new free online archaeological resource – the Aerial Archaeology Mapping Explorer, available here. This website plots a diverse set of archaeological surveys onto a map of England, allowing the user to explore the past within the areas they live…