For the current government advice on searching for archaeological finds (with a metal-detector, field-walking or mudlarking) in England during COVID-19 please see:

                Treasure 20

                We’re celebrating 20 years since the commencement of the Treasure Act. Visit here to see what’s on show at your local museum!

                Read more »

                Search our database

                Latest tweets

                Staffordshire Hoard papers

                The Staffordshire Hoard symposium papers have been published for all to access and edited by Helen Geake. The hoard's records are being added slowly to the database.

                Read more »

                Bronze Age object guide

                Learn about Bronze Age objects, their form and function. This guide was written by Ben Roberts, Alessia Murgia, Emma Traherne and David Parker.

                Read more »

                Day of Archaeology

                The Day of Archaeology project, documents what 1000s of archaeologists do as a career. Find out more.

                Read more »

                PASt Explorers

                Get involved with the Scheme as part of the PASt Explorers project.

                Read more »

                Research in progress

                The Scheme's database provides the basis of hundreds of research projects and has enabled the Scheme to gain funding for several large grants - Leverhulme and AHRC funding for instance.

                Read more »