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

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

At Rubicon there is 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. The [...]

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The skull of one of the individuals excavated at College Green (Copyright Rubicon Heritage Services Ltd)

Press Release: Luas Works Reveal Multiple Human Remains at College Green

On 16 July during Luas Cross City works on College Green, monitoring archaeologists from Rubicon Heritage Services Ltd, working on behalf of the Railway Procurement Agency made a discovery of human remains. The archaeological team located an individual at a depth of 1.5m below the present ground surface, immediately north of the gates of Trinity [...]

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Composite rectified photograph of the front facade (Rubicon Heritage)

A Birds Eye View of Georgian Inverness

In our latest blog, Rubicon’s Jonathan Millar describes the techniques we used on a recent project to record a Georgian building in Inverness. Rubicon were in the Highland capital┬áto carry out work for Stuart Farrell on behalf of William Gray Construction Ltd. Rubicon recently undertook a photogrammetry and instrument survey of a large Georgian townhouse [...]

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Processing Cremation burials (Rubicon Heritage)

Rubicon Photo of the Week: Sorting Prehistoric Cremations

This week’s photos of the week, taken today, shows Rubicon’s Enda O’Flaherty carefully sorting through samples from a Prehistoric cremation burial, from which he is extracting all available scientific information, including human bone fragments which will be subsequently analysed.

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Society of Antiquaries of Scotland Poster (Society of Antiquaries)

Rubicon Sponsored 2014 Rhind Lectures Now Free to View Online

This year Rubicon sponsored the prestigious Rhind Lecture Series presented by the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland. The series of lectures were presented in April by Professor John Waddell, on the topic of Archaeology & Celtic Myth and each has now been made available online, free to view, by the Society. We have provided links [...]

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