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Archaeology: the Basics by C Gamble (Routledge, 2001)

The Practical Archaeologist by J McIntosh (Thames and Hudson, 1999)

Digging up the Past by JR Collis (Sutton, 2001)

Archaeology: an Introduction by K Greene (Routledge, 1995)

Archaeology by B Fagen (Longman, 1997)

Iron Age Britain by BW Cunliffe (English Heritage/Batsford, 1995)

Britain and the Celtic Iron Age by S James and V Rigby (British Museum Press, 1997)


British Museum Compass Tour: An online tour featuring images and details of the excavation, reconstruction and trials of the Wetwang chariot.

Council for British Archaeology: The site covers a wide range of topics, ranging from the latest archaeological news to education and conservation. It also includes a virtual library, which links to government bodies, universities and special-interest groups.

Current Archaeology: An online extension of the magazine, featuring articles from back issues and links to relevant organisations.

Association for Environmental Archaeology: For those who are interested in the environmental archaeology, this site from the University of York includes images and texts on the flora and fauna of rural archaeology.

Archaeology Data Service: Another site from the University of York, offering digital resources for research, learning and teaching.

Archaeological Resource Guide for Europe - ARGE: A guide to European archaeological resources, as well as links to journals and publishers. Searches can be performed by country, subject, time period or keyword.

Places to visit

The British Museum: Great Russell Street, London WC1. See the Wetwang chariot for yourself at the museum.

Ideas for sites and museums to visit can be found in the following publications:

A Guide to Early Celtic Remains in Britain by P Berresford Ellis (Constable, 1991)

The Sites to See (Historic Scotland)

Guide to Ancient and Historic Wales - four volumes on different regions (CADW)

Ordnance Survey Historical Map and Guide, Ancient Britain (HMSO, 1990)

Discovering Archaeology in England and Wales by J Dyer (Shire, 1997)

Teaching Archaeology: A United Kingdom Directory of Resources edited by D Henson (Council for British Archaeology, 1996)

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