“Bollocks” and “Crap” – Archaeological Jargon?**

Over on boorish Warsaw Wally’s blog the old duffer quotes a Dig Venture Tweet: “Archaeology is not so much about things, it’s about communities, if you find a knife, it’s about who used it, how they made it, where they got the materials from.”

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Dayhawking – an old menace

It’s a question I and others have posed many times; Why are amateur archaeological ‘magpies’ not reporting finds to the Portable Antiquities Scheme? While official PAS figures show that it has nearly 1-5million detector-found artefacts on it database, whereas those having an archaeological provenance are almost non-existent. Why this huge discrepancy?

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