Current Archaeology ‘Book of the Year’ Nominations 2023

We’re very excited about Current Archaeology Live!, which is taking place on 25th February 2023! We’re especially thrilled that one of our books, as well as a title from Sidestone Press, has received a nomination for the ‘Book of the Year 2023’ award.

Voting for the award is now open and you can cast yours here.The winners will be announced at the event, which you can learn more about here.

Scroll down to find out more about the nominated titles!

Landscapes Revealed: Geophysical Survey in the Heart of Neolithic Orkney World Heritage Area 2002-2011

By Amanda Brend, Nick Card, Jane Downes, Mark Edmonds and James Moore 

Oxbow Books | 9781789255065 | Hardback | £35.00 

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Current Archaeology said: “This lavishly illustrated book gets to the heart of what a total Neolithic landscape is, exposing through various non-intrusive surveys, through targeted excavation, and thoughtful synthesis the complexities of later prehistoric island life.”

Barrows at the Core of Bronze Age Communities: Petersfield Heath Excavations 2014-18 in their Regional Context

By Stuart Needham and George Anelay

Sidestone Press | 9789464260434 | Paperback | £115.00

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Current Archaeology said: “It is truly a model report and can, without reservation, be described as the most comprehensive on a barrow cemetery to-date.”

The awards are voted for entirely by the public, so do get involved and support the people, publications and projects that you would like to win – your choice could make all the difference!