Enjoying the view in South Tipperary (Photo: Enda O'Flaherty)

Rubicon Photo of the Week: Taking in the View

This week’s photo was taken on a monitoring job in South Co. Tipperary, where one of our archaeologists took a moment to enjoy the view during the glorious weather that we have been enjoying over recent days. This archaeology lark certainly has it’s moments!

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Rubicon's George Morgan works to find the extent of a burnt mound

Rubicon Photo of the Week: The Glamorous Life of An Archaeologist

This week’s photo of the week is hot of the press, having been taken just this afternoon on site in Co. Waterford. On off days between discovering Tutankhamun’s tomb and establishing first contact with crystal-skulled aliens, this is one of the more glamorous activities in the world of archaeology. It is one of the first [...]

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Stories of Ireland's Past NRA Seminar Poster

National Roads Authority Archaeology Seminar

A number of Rubicon staff attended the Nationals Road Authority’s Heritage Week Archaeology Seminar in Dublin’s Woodquay Venue last week. This year was a particularly notable, as a number of academic experts in different periods were asked to assess the contribution of Irish road scheme archaeology to their respective fields. It was quite clear that [...]

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Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland

OASIS Workshop at the RCAHMS

As part of our ongoing staff and company training programme and to keep abreast of best practice in the industry, one of Rubicon’s Scottish staff attended an OASIS (Online AccesS to the Index of archaeological investigationS) redevelopment workshop held at RCAHMS (Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland) recently. OASIS was first [...]

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Another view of one of the Welsh barrows under excavation (Rubicon Heritage)

The Process of Discovery: Preparing Llandeilo’s Bronze Age Cremations for Analysis

Rubicon have a team constantly working on archaeological processing. We have a facility which includes flotation tanks, drying rooms, sorting and storage areas that allows us to tackle numerous types of samples. Currently they are working their way through samples taken from prehistoric cremation burials excavated at Lovelodge Farm in Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire, a site we [...]

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