Current issue: #39 - July 2014

British Archaeological Awards 2014
Kerrie Hoffman: Discovering Art in Archaeology at the University of York

The Post Hole

The Post Hole is an archaeology journal run by students at the University of York (UK).

Expanding the limits of the discipline and increasing discourse throughout all levels of archaeology, The Post Hole offers an unprecedented opportunity for anyone to publish their innovative research, views and news related to the past.


New survey

Should advanced geophysical technologies dub the traditional archaeological excavation as a thing of the past?


10th September 2014

So, it's a new academic year and a new team here at The Post Hole, and that also means the launch of our new photography and art competition. The theme will be ‘EXCAVATION’.
We want to see your amazing drawings, illustrations and photos – perhaps of your newly uncovered site, exciting find or beautifully executed archaeological technique – or anything else excavation-related.
The winning entry will be seen on the front cover of an issue of The Post Hole, with other stand-out entries featuring in a piece. There is also the possibility that they will be used in later issues or promotions.
Submit your entries to the address: design [at] theposthole [dot] org
Please remember to give your entry a title and include your full name. JPEG or PNG formats preferable!

Get submitting!

British Archaeological Awards 2014 results
15th July 2014

As you may have already heard via our social media pages, unfortunately we did not win 'Best Public Presentation of Archaeology' at the British Archaeological Awards. However, The Post Hole was highly commended and the team are delighted to have been shortlisted against such strong competition. Congratulations to Channel 4 and Lion Television on 'New Secrets of the Terracotta Warriors' and to Save the Wemyss Ancient Caves Society, the other nomination within our category. Congratulations to all winners and those shortlisted, and a full coverage of the event can be found within the next issue, July issue 39 - soon to be released!

The British Archaeological Awards 2014
12th July 2014

Commonly spoken about on our Twitter and Facebook pages, the British Archaeological Awards (BAA) 2014 ceremony is held this coming Monday, the 14th July in the British Museum. The Post Hole has been nominated for the 'Best Public Presentation of Archaeology' and the team can hardly contain their excitement at finding out the results. We stand against some strong competition.

Travelling to London on the day and representing the journal is our current Editor-in-Chief Emily Taylor, her Managing Editor Rianca Vogels, and previous Editor-in-Chief of 2012-2013, David Altoft.

The results will be announced via our social media pages and there will be an account of the ceremony and results within The Post Hole's July Issue 39. We hope you are all as excited as us .

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