Ten years ago, CWA was launched on its maiden voyage of discovery. Here, experts from around the archaeological world share their insights into the greatest changes they have witnessed in that time, as well as what the next decade may bring.


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On a Scientific Roll by Prof Chris Scarre Editor of Antiquity




Re-tracing our Origins by Prof Chris Stringer, Natural History Museum




Reassessing the Neolithic ‘Revolution’  by Prof Bill Finlayson, Regional Director, Council for British Research in the Levant




A New Baby in the Cradle of Civilisation by John MacGinnis, McDonald Institute, Cambridge




Enduring Appeal by Denise Allen, Andante Travels




Discoveries that Re-wrote Early Prehistory by Prof Sir Paul Mellars, University of Edinburgh, trustee of the ACE Foundation




Egypt’s Archaeology and Revolution by Chris Naunton, Director of the Egypt Exploration Society




Turkey’s Delight by Nicholas Kropacek, Eastern Turkey Tours




Unlocking Egyptian Secrets by Joyce Tyldesley, Manchester University




Hitting the Jackpot by Maev Kennedy, archaeology correspondent, the Guardian newspaper




Learning from Mummies by Prof Rosalie David, University of Manchester & former Director of the KNH Centre for Biomedical Egyptology



Facing the Future by John Sandy, GHF Regional Director for Asia




A Decade Underwater by Sean Kingsley, Director, Wreck Watch, London




A New Frontier by Prof David J Breeze, Chairman of the International Congress of Roman Frontier Studies




Lords of Sipán by Nadia Durrani, Former editor of CWA




Wonders of Egypt by Ancient World Tours




Archaeology in the Community by Vincent L Michael, Executive Director, Global Heritage Fund




Japan’s Rich Heritage  by Simon Kaner, Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures




A Tumultuous Decade by Prof Roger Matthews, Near Eastern Archaeology, University of Reading




A Global Perspective by Martin Rundkvist, University of Chester, scienceblogs.com/aardvarchaeology