24 October 2008
Museum of London Archaeology books took both top prize and runner-up in the 2008 London Archaeological Prize for publications sponsored by SCOLA (Standing Conference on London Archaeology) and London Archaeologist. The winners were announced on 22 October 2008 at a meeting of the London Archaeological Forum held at the London Archaeological Archive and Research Centre (LAARC).
The winner was:
From Ice Age to Essex: a history of the people and landscape of East London by Pamela Greenwood, Dominic Perring, Peter Rowsome. From Ice Age to Essex was funded by the Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund (ALSF) as part of the East London Gravels project.
Read more about From Ice Age to Essex in our publications section
The runner-up was:
Within these walls: Roman and medieval defences north of Newgate at the Merrill Lynch Financial Centre, City of London by Jo Lyon. Within these walls was funded by Merrill Lynch.
Read more about Within these walls in our publications section
Prizes and certificates were presented to the authors by Professor Clive Orton, editor of London Archaeologist.