The York Archaeological Trust for Excavation and Research Ltd. has provided a
fantastic online resource for students of medieval history.
York, in the north of England, is one of the richest areas for medieval
archaeological research in the world. Visitors to the city have long enjoyed
the Jorvik Viking Center as well as many other excavated or preserved sites.
The York Archaeological Trust for Excavation and Research Ltd. has a marvelous
website which documents many of their efforts. It includes the latest news,
photographs of digs, publications and tourist opportunities. The site includes:
- ST LEONARD'S HOSPITAL EXCAVATION
- News on the excavation work for the hospital.
- YAT PICTURE LIBRARY
- Thousands of images of digs and artifacts dating from 1972 through the present.
Images include all periods from Roman to the present.
- ARTEFACTS ALIVE!
- A behind-the-scenes look at how archeology is done. Includes children's pages.
- Information on the York Bridgemasters' Accounts, 15th century documents
translated from Latin that give insight into the lives of everyday people.
The site also has York tourist information and a calendar of events.