Discovery Hub

Discovery Hub

Welcome to the Discovery Hub, which brings together our huge variety of media, booklets, interactives, and educational resources.

How do you want to discover our resources today?

  • All
  • Archaeology and Maritime Industry
  • Careers in Maritime Archaeology
  • Climate and Coastal Archaeology
  • Climate and Coastal Change
  • Maritime Archaeologists at Work
  • People Stories and Diversity
  • Port and Harbour Archaeology
  • Submerged Landscapes
  • Women in Maritime
KS2, KS3
Time Period: Multi-period

What is Maritime Archaeology?

Discover all about maritime archaeology.

All Ages
Time Period: Multi-period

Walk the Forts Leaflet

This leaflet offers a suggested walking route to explore the West Wight’s costal defences.

KS3, KS4, Adults
Time Period: Multi-period

Volunteering with MAT

Volunteers talk about their experience collaborating with MAT.

KS3, KS4, Adults
Time Period: Multi-period

Transcript for Hamble River Presentation

Transcript for Hamble River Presentation

KS3, KS4, Adults
Time Period: Multi-period

The Story Beneath the Solent

Find out about the history of Solent from Prehistory to the Modern Era.

KS2, KS3
Time Period: Prehistory, Bronze Age to Medieval, C16th, C17th, C18th, C19th, WW1, WW2

The Hamble River Activity Book

Educational resource focusing on the history of the Hamble River and its surroundings through time, including hands-on activities.

All Ages
Time Period: Multi-period

The Archaeology of the River Hamble Leaflet

This leaflet maps out some of the archaeological sites along the River Hamble, including hulks and the remains of jetties, docks, and quays.

All Ages
Time Period: Multi-period

Sunken Secrets Guided Walk

This guided walk podcast explores the coastal path between Newtown and Whale Chine on the Isle of Wight.

KS3, KS4, Adults
Time Period: Prehistory

Submerged Prehistory in the Solent

Find out more about the Solent in Prehistory and the site of Bouldnor Cliff.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Stories of Black and Asian Seamen

Black and Asian seamen in the First World War.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

SS Camberwell

Find out more about SS Camberwell, launched in 1903 and lost in 1917.

All Ages
Time Period: Multi-period

River Hamble Guided Walk

This series of short audio articles takes you on a guided walk along the River Hamble.

All Ages
Time Period: Multi-period

Project Report Library

The collected reports from a range of projects.

KS2, KS3
Time Period: Prehistory, Bronze Age to Medieval

Prehistoric Landscapes

Educational resource focusing on how Prehistoric landscapes change through time and how archaeologists can reconstruct ancient landscapes.

KS3, KS4, Adults
Time Period: WW1

Nurses on Ships

Nurses on ships during the First World War

KS3
Time Period: Prehistory, C18th, C19th, WW1, WW2

Mystery Wreck

Embark on an exciting adventure to put together the clues and discover the identity of this mysterious shipwreck!

Adults
Time Period: C18th

Monograph: The Stirling Castle

This monograph explores the archaeological investigations undertaken on the wreck of the Stirling Castle, lost on the Goodwin Sands, Kent.

Adults
Time Period: C19th

Monograph: The Flower of Ugie

This monograph brings together research on the life, loss, and archaeological investigation of the Flower of Ugie.

Adults
Time Period: Prehistory

Monograph: Bouldnor Cliff

This monograph brings together the research on Bouldnor Cliff, a mesolithic site 11m below the water off the Isle of Wight.

Adults
Time Period: Multi-period

Monograph: Analysing Maritime Archaeological Archives

This monograph explores the analysis of maritime archaeological archives, their current state, and their future.

Adults
Time Period: C19th

Monograph: Alum Bay

The collected research on the archaeology of Alum Bay, Isle of Wight.

Adults
Time Period: Multi-period

Marine Archaeology: A handbook

This book, for both archaeologists and non-archaeologists, offers a guide to the historic marine environment.

KS2, KS3
Time Period: Prehistory, Bronze Age to Medieval, C16th, C17th, C18th, C19th

Make your own coracle

Educational resource focusing on what a coracle is and how it is made, including a hand-on activity to produce a replica.

All Ages
Time Period: WW2

Landing Craft 2428 Audio Story

This audio tells the story of the loss of Landing Craft 2428 and the archaeological sites it created.

KS2, KS3, KS4
Time Period: Multi-period

It’s all about context!

Educational resource focusing on the different types of finds and how they are used to reconstruct the history of archaeological contexts.

KS3, KS4, Adults
Time Period: Multi-period

Histories of the River Hamble and the River Itchen

Learn more about the River Hamble and the River Itchen!

KS3, KS4, Adults
Time Period: Multi-period

Hamble River Presentation

The Hamble River trough time.

All Ages
Time Period: Multi-period

Forton’s Forgotten Fleet

This booklet explores the archaeology of Forton Lake, Gosport.

KS3, KS4, Adults
Time Period: Multi-period

Forton Lake Wrecks. The Forgotten Fleet

History of the Forton Lake wrecks through time.

All Ages
Time Period: C17th, C18th, C19th

Fort Victoria Leaflet

This leaflet explores the history of Fort Victoria on the Isle of Wight. Built in the 1850s, it is the West Wight’s oldest coastal defence.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Forgotten Wrecks: War Graves of the Sea

This booklet, produced during the Forgotten Wrecks of the First World War project, examines the legal protection offered to shipwrecks, and the stories of some of those WW1 vessels designated as ‘war graves’. 

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Forgotten Wrecks: USS Jacob Jones

This booklet, produced during the Forgotten Wrecks of the First World War project, tells the story of the first US destroyer sunk by enemy action during WW1 – the USS Jacob Jones.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Forgotten Wrecks: The Hollybook Memorial

This booklet, produced during the Forgotten Wrecks of the First World War project, presents the Hollybrook Memorial in Southampton. This memorial commemorates thsoe lost at sea from the land and air forces and those who have no known resting place.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Forgotten Wrecks: Little Mystery

This booklet, produced during the Forgotten Wrecks of the First World War project, tells the story of the Little Mystery, a wooden schooner that became the victim of a German U-boat during WW1.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Forgotten Wrecks: Hospital Ships Anglia and Asturias

This booklet, produced during the Forgotten Wrecks of the First World War project, explores the role of hospital ships during WW1, and the tragedies of the HMHS Anglia and the HMHS Asturias.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Forgotten Wrecks: Great War Shipwrecks of the Channel Crossing

This booklet, produced during the Forgotten Wrecks of the First World War project, focuses on some of the vessels lost in the Dover Straights during the First World War.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Forgotten Wrecks: Black and Asian Seamen

This booklet, produced during the Forgotten Wrecks of the First World War project, delves into the lives of ‘lascar’ sailors aboard vessels and their contribution to the First World War.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Forgotten Wrecks of the First World War Stories

Audio articles telling the stories of the service and loss of various ships from the First World War.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Forgotten Wrecks Map

The Forgotten Wrecks of the First World War interactive map brings together research on the 1100+ shipwrecks lost off the south coast of the UK during the First World War.

KS3, KS4, Adults
Time Period: WW2

Forgotten Remnants of the ‘Great Crusade’: Landing Craft Repair Slipways

Presentation on the Landing Craft slipways on the southern English coast.

KS2, KS3, KS4 and GCSE
Time Period: Prehistory

Flint Identification

Educational resource focusing on prehistoric flint tools, what they are, what they are made of, how to identify and classify them.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on the U-90

Dive around U-90, launched in 1917 and lost in 1919.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on the SS Westville

Dive around SS Westville, launched in 1913 and lost in 1917.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on the SS War Knight

Dive around SS War Knight, launched in 1917 lost in 1918.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on the SS South Western

Dive around SS South Western, launched in 1874 and lost in 1918.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on the SS Serrana

Dive around SS Serrana, launched in 1905 and lost in 1918

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on the SS Molina

Dive around SS Molina, launched in 1905 and lost in 1918.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on the SS Leon

Dive around SS Leon, launched in 1895 and lost in 1918.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on the SS Kurland

Dive around SS Kurland, launched in 1888 and lost in 1927.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on the SS Hazelwood

Dive around SS Hazelwood, launched in 1904 and lost in 1917.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on the SS Eleanor

Dive around SS Eleanor, launched in 1888 and lost in 1918.

All Ages
Time Period: WW2

Diving on the SS Coquetdale

Dive around the SS Coquetdale, built in 1923 and lost in 1940.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on the SS Britannia

Dive around the SS Britannia, Launced in 1889 and lost in 1917.

All Ages
Time Period: C19th

Diving on the Flower of Ugie

Dive on the Flower of Ugie, built in 1838 and lost in 1852.

All Ages
Time Period: C19th

Diving on the Fenna

Dive around the Fenna , build in 1862 and lost in 1881.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on the Camberwell

Dive around SS Camberwell, lauched in 1903 and lost in 1917.

All Ages
Time Period: C20th

Diving on HMT Arfon

Dive around HMT Arfon, launched in 1908 and lost in 1917.

All Ages
Time Period: C19th, WW1

Diving on HMS Velox

Dive around HMS Velox, launched in 1898 and lost in 1915.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on HMS Boxer

Dive around HMS Boxer, launched in 1894 and lost in 1918.

All Ages
Time Period: C19th

Diving Alum Bay: HMS Pomone

Dive around HMS Pomone, built in 1805 and lost in 1811.

All Ages
Time Period: Multi-period

Dive Into Maritime Archaeology!

Learn more about Maritime Archaeology, what it is and how it works.

All Ages
Time Period: Prehistory

Dive around Bouldnor Cliff

Dive around the underwater mesolithic landscape of Bouldnor Cliff.

All Ages
Time Period: WW2

D-Day: Stories from the Walls

The D-Day: Stories from the Walls project explores the stories of some of the American soldiers that passed through Southampton during the Second World War, and the city’s cruicial role in the war.

All Ages
Time Period: WW2

D-Day Memories

D-Day was a significant part of the Allied liberation of Europe and the end of the second World War. This podcast has interviews with people who were there at the time.

KS2, KS3
Time Period: Multi-period

Corrosion and Rusting

Educational resource focusing on corrosion and rusting, including instructions for a hands-on experiment to understand these processes.

KS2, KS3
Time Period: Prehistory

Auroch Puzzle

Cut out the bones to create your own puzzle of the ancient Auroch!

KS3, KS4, Adults
Time Period: Multi-period

Archaeology of the Foreshore

Learn about intertidal archaeology.

KS2, KS3, KS4 and GCSE
Time Period: Multi-period

Archaeology is Rubbish!

Educational resource focusing on methods of archaeological recording and including a hands-on activity to clarify these procedures.

All Ages
Time Period: Multi-period

Archaeological Report Library

The collected archaeological reports on sites investigates by the MAT.

KS2, KS3, KS4 and GCSE
Time Period: Multi-period

Archaeological Finds

Educational resource focusing on how to identify, classify, and use archaeological finds to interpret archaeological sites.

KS3, KS4, Adults
Time Period: Multi-period

Archaeological drawing

Introduction to the techniques and methods of archaeological drawing.

All Ages
Time Period: Multi-period

Annual Report Archive

Read all the issues of our annual report, ‘A Year in Depth’, from 1991 to the current day.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Anglia and Asturias. Hospital Ships of the First World War

This booklet, produced during the Forgotten Wrecks of the First World War project, tells the story of Hospital Ships during WW1.

KS2, KS3, KS4 and GCSE
Time Period: Multi-period

An Educators’ Guide

Resource for educators touching on various aspects of archaeology, including several activities for students to learn more about the subject.

KS2, KS3
Time Period: Multi-period

Aggregates, Cores, and Timelines

Educational resource focusing on the definition and description of aggregates, cores, and timelines, and how these relate to each other.

KS2, KS3
Time Period: Multi-period

Acoustic surveys

Educational resource focusing on acoustic surveys in maritime archaeology: what they are and how they work.

Adults
Time Period: Multi-period

A Decade of Diving, Delving & Disseminating

This book summaries 10 years of work by the Maritime Archaeology Trust (formerly the Hampshire and Wight Trust for Maritime Archaeology) between 1991 and 2001.

All Ages
Time Period: Multi-period

3D Models

Time Period: Multi-period Type: Audience: All Ages Theme: Shipwrecks Find out more: Sketchfab The MAT is at the forefront of archaeological 3D visualistion, with extensive experience modelling both land and underwater sites. You can explore some of these 3D models below. Most of these models have been created using a technique called photogrammetry. This method [...]

  • All
  • Academic Publications
  • Annual Reports
  • Archaeological Reports
  • Articles
  • Audio
  • Booklets
  • Educational Resource
  • Interactive
  • Project Reports
  • Video
KS2, KS3
Time Period: Multi-period

What is Maritime Archaeology?

Discover all about maritime archaeology.

All Ages
Time Period: Multi-period

Walk the Forts Leaflet

This leaflet offers a suggested walking route to explore the West Wight’s costal defences.

KS3, KS4, Adults
Time Period: Multi-period

Volunteering with MAT

Volunteers talk about their experience collaborating with MAT.

KS3, KS4, Adults
Time Period: Multi-period

Transcript for Hamble River Presentation

Transcript for Hamble River Presentation

KS3, KS4, Adults
Time Period: Multi-period

The Story Beneath the Solent

Find out about the history of Solent from Prehistory to the Modern Era.

KS2, KS3
Time Period: Prehistory, Bronze Age to Medieval, C16th, C17th, C18th, C19th, WW1, WW2

The Hamble River Activity Book

Educational resource focusing on the history of the Hamble River and its surroundings through time, including hands-on activities.

All Ages
Time Period: Multi-period

The Archaeology of the River Hamble Leaflet

This leaflet maps out some of the archaeological sites along the River Hamble, including hulks and the remains of jetties, docks, and quays.

All Ages
Time Period: Multi-period

Sunken Secrets Guided Walk

This guided walk podcast explores the coastal path between Newtown and Whale Chine on the Isle of Wight.

KS3, KS4, Adults
Time Period: Prehistory

Submerged Prehistory in the Solent

Find out more about the Solent in Prehistory and the site of Bouldnor Cliff.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Stories of Black and Asian Seamen

Black and Asian seamen in the First World War.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

SS Camberwell

Find out more about SS Camberwell, launched in 1903 and lost in 1917.

All Ages
Time Period: Multi-period

River Hamble Guided Walk

This series of short audio articles takes you on a guided walk along the River Hamble.

All Ages
Time Period: Multi-period

Project Report Library

The collected reports from a range of projects.

KS2, KS3
Time Period: Prehistory, Bronze Age to Medieval

Prehistoric Landscapes

Educational resource focusing on how Prehistoric landscapes change through time and how archaeologists can reconstruct ancient landscapes.

KS3, KS4, Adults
Time Period: WW1

Nurses on Ships

Nurses on ships during the First World War

KS3
Time Period: Prehistory, C18th, C19th, WW1, WW2

Mystery Wreck

Embark on an exciting adventure to put together the clues and discover the identity of this mysterious shipwreck!

Adults
Time Period: C18th

Monograph: The Stirling Castle

This monograph explores the archaeological investigations undertaken on the wreck of the Stirling Castle, lost on the Goodwin Sands, Kent.

Adults
Time Period: C19th

Monograph: The Flower of Ugie

This monograph brings together research on the life, loss, and archaeological investigation of the Flower of Ugie.

Adults
Time Period: Prehistory

Monograph: Bouldnor Cliff

This monograph brings together the research on Bouldnor Cliff, a mesolithic site 11m below the water off the Isle of Wight.

Adults
Time Period: Multi-period

Monograph: Analysing Maritime Archaeological Archives

This monograph explores the analysis of maritime archaeological archives, their current state, and their future.

Adults
Time Period: C19th

Monograph: Alum Bay

The collected research on the archaeology of Alum Bay, Isle of Wight.

Adults
Time Period: Multi-period

Marine Archaeology: A handbook

This book, for both archaeologists and non-archaeologists, offers a guide to the historic marine environment.

KS2, KS3
Time Period: Prehistory, Bronze Age to Medieval, C16th, C17th, C18th, C19th

Make your own coracle

Educational resource focusing on what a coracle is and how it is made, including a hand-on activity to produce a replica.

All Ages
Time Period: WW2

Landing Craft 2428 Audio Story

This audio tells the story of the loss of Landing Craft 2428 and the archaeological sites it created.

KS2, KS3, KS4
Time Period: Multi-period

It’s all about context!

Educational resource focusing on the different types of finds and how they are used to reconstruct the history of archaeological contexts.

KS3, KS4, Adults
Time Period: Multi-period

Histories of the River Hamble and the River Itchen

Learn more about the River Hamble and the River Itchen!

KS3, KS4, Adults
Time Period: Multi-period

Hamble River Presentation

The Hamble River trough time.

All Ages
Time Period: Multi-period

Forton’s Forgotten Fleet

This booklet explores the archaeology of Forton Lake, Gosport.

KS3, KS4, Adults
Time Period: Multi-period

Forton Lake Wrecks. The Forgotten Fleet

History of the Forton Lake wrecks through time.

All Ages
Time Period: C17th, C18th, C19th

Fort Victoria Leaflet

This leaflet explores the history of Fort Victoria on the Isle of Wight. Built in the 1850s, it is the West Wight’s oldest coastal defence.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Forgotten Wrecks: War Graves of the Sea

This booklet, produced during the Forgotten Wrecks of the First World War project, examines the legal protection offered to shipwrecks, and the stories of some of those WW1 vessels designated as ‘war graves’. 

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Forgotten Wrecks: USS Jacob Jones

This booklet, produced during the Forgotten Wrecks of the First World War project, tells the story of the first US destroyer sunk by enemy action during WW1 – the USS Jacob Jones.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Forgotten Wrecks: The Hollybook Memorial

This booklet, produced during the Forgotten Wrecks of the First World War project, presents the Hollybrook Memorial in Southampton. This memorial commemorates thsoe lost at sea from the land and air forces and those who have no known resting place.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Forgotten Wrecks: Little Mystery

This booklet, produced during the Forgotten Wrecks of the First World War project, tells the story of the Little Mystery, a wooden schooner that became the victim of a German U-boat during WW1.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Forgotten Wrecks: Hospital Ships Anglia and Asturias

This booklet, produced during the Forgotten Wrecks of the First World War project, explores the role of hospital ships during WW1, and the tragedies of the HMHS Anglia and the HMHS Asturias.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Forgotten Wrecks: Great War Shipwrecks of the Channel Crossing

This booklet, produced during the Forgotten Wrecks of the First World War project, focuses on some of the vessels lost in the Dover Straights during the First World War.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Forgotten Wrecks: Black and Asian Seamen

This booklet, produced during the Forgotten Wrecks of the First World War project, delves into the lives of ‘lascar’ sailors aboard vessels and their contribution to the First World War.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Forgotten Wrecks of the First World War Stories

Audio articles telling the stories of the service and loss of various ships from the First World War.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Forgotten Wrecks Map

The Forgotten Wrecks of the First World War interactive map brings together research on the 1100+ shipwrecks lost off the south coast of the UK during the First World War.

KS3, KS4, Adults
Time Period: WW2

Forgotten Remnants of the ‘Great Crusade’: Landing Craft Repair Slipways

Presentation on the Landing Craft slipways on the southern English coast.

KS2, KS3, KS4 and GCSE
Time Period: Prehistory

Flint Identification

Educational resource focusing on prehistoric flint tools, what they are, what they are made of, how to identify and classify them.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on the U-90

Dive around U-90, launched in 1917 and lost in 1919.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on the SS Westville

Dive around SS Westville, launched in 1913 and lost in 1917.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on the SS War Knight

Dive around SS War Knight, launched in 1917 lost in 1918.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on the SS South Western

Dive around SS South Western, launched in 1874 and lost in 1918.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on the SS Serrana

Dive around SS Serrana, launched in 1905 and lost in 1918

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on the SS Molina

Dive around SS Molina, launched in 1905 and lost in 1918.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on the SS Leon

Dive around SS Leon, launched in 1895 and lost in 1918.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on the SS Kurland

Dive around SS Kurland, launched in 1888 and lost in 1927.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on the SS Hazelwood

Dive around SS Hazelwood, launched in 1904 and lost in 1917.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on the SS Eleanor

Dive around SS Eleanor, launched in 1888 and lost in 1918.

All Ages
Time Period: WW2

Diving on the SS Coquetdale

Dive around the SS Coquetdale, built in 1923 and lost in 1940.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on the SS Britannia

Dive around the SS Britannia, Launced in 1889 and lost in 1917.

All Ages
Time Period: C19th

Diving on the Flower of Ugie

Dive on the Flower of Ugie, built in 1838 and lost in 1852.

All Ages
Time Period: C19th

Diving on the Fenna

Dive around the Fenna , build in 1862 and lost in 1881.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on the Camberwell

Dive around SS Camberwell, lauched in 1903 and lost in 1917.

All Ages
Time Period: C20th

Diving on HMT Arfon

Dive around HMT Arfon, launched in 1908 and lost in 1917.

All Ages
Time Period: C19th, WW1

Diving on HMS Velox

Dive around HMS Velox, launched in 1898 and lost in 1915.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on HMS Boxer

Dive around HMS Boxer, launched in 1894 and lost in 1918.

All Ages
Time Period: C19th

Diving Alum Bay: HMS Pomone

Dive around HMS Pomone, built in 1805 and lost in 1811.

All Ages
Time Period: Multi-period

Dive Into Maritime Archaeology!

Learn more about Maritime Archaeology, what it is and how it works.

All Ages
Time Period: Prehistory

Dive around Bouldnor Cliff

Dive around the underwater mesolithic landscape of Bouldnor Cliff.

All Ages
Time Period: WW2

D-Day: Stories from the Walls

The D-Day: Stories from the Walls project explores the stories of some of the American soldiers that passed through Southampton during the Second World War, and the city’s cruicial role in the war.

All Ages
Time Period: WW2

D-Day Memories

D-Day was a significant part of the Allied liberation of Europe and the end of the second World War. This podcast has interviews with people who were there at the time.

KS2, KS3
Time Period: Multi-period

Corrosion and Rusting

Educational resource focusing on corrosion and rusting, including instructions for a hands-on experiment to understand these processes.

KS2, KS3
Time Period: Prehistory

Auroch Puzzle

Cut out the bones to create your own puzzle of the ancient Auroch!

KS3, KS4, Adults
Time Period: Multi-period

Archaeology of the Foreshore

Learn about intertidal archaeology.

KS2, KS3, KS4 and GCSE
Time Period: Multi-period

Archaeology is Rubbish!

Educational resource focusing on methods of archaeological recording and including a hands-on activity to clarify these procedures.

All Ages
Time Period: Multi-period

Archaeological Report Library

The collected archaeological reports on sites investigates by the MAT.

KS2, KS3, KS4 and GCSE
Time Period: Multi-period

Archaeological Finds

Educational resource focusing on how to identify, classify, and use archaeological finds to interpret archaeological sites.

KS3, KS4, Adults
Time Period: Multi-period

Archaeological drawing

Introduction to the techniques and methods of archaeological drawing.

All Ages
Time Period: Multi-period

Annual Report Archive

Read all the issues of our annual report, ‘A Year in Depth’, from 1991 to the current day.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Anglia and Asturias. Hospital Ships of the First World War

This booklet, produced during the Forgotten Wrecks of the First World War project, tells the story of Hospital Ships during WW1.

KS2, KS3, KS4 and GCSE
Time Period: Multi-period

An Educators’ Guide

Resource for educators touching on various aspects of archaeology, including several activities for students to learn more about the subject.

KS2, KS3
Time Period: Multi-period

Aggregates, Cores, and Timelines

Educational resource focusing on the definition and description of aggregates, cores, and timelines, and how these relate to each other.

KS2, KS3
Time Period: Multi-period

Acoustic surveys

Educational resource focusing on acoustic surveys in maritime archaeology: what they are and how they work.

Adults
Time Period: Multi-period

A Decade of Diving, Delving & Disseminating

This book summaries 10 years of work by the Maritime Archaeology Trust (formerly the Hampshire and Wight Trust for Maritime Archaeology) between 1991 and 2001.

All Ages
Time Period: Multi-period

3D Models

Time Period: Multi-period Type: Audience: All Ages Theme: Shipwrecks Find out more: Sketchfab The MAT is at the forefront of archaeological 3D visualistion, with extensive experience modelling both land and underwater sites. You can explore some of these 3D models below. Most of these models have been created using a technique called photogrammetry. This method [...]

  • All
  • Adult
  • All Ages
  • KS2
  • KS3
  • KS4
  • KS4 and GCSE
KS2, KS3
Time Period: Multi-period

What is Maritime Archaeology?

Discover all about maritime archaeology.

All Ages
Time Period: Multi-period

Walk the Forts Leaflet

This leaflet offers a suggested walking route to explore the West Wight’s costal defences.

KS3, KS4, Adults
Time Period: Multi-period

Volunteering with MAT

Volunteers talk about their experience collaborating with MAT.

KS3, KS4, Adults
Time Period: Multi-period

Transcript for Hamble River Presentation

Transcript for Hamble River Presentation

KS3, KS4, Adults
Time Period: Multi-period

The Story Beneath the Solent

Find out about the history of Solent from Prehistory to the Modern Era.

KS2, KS3
Time Period: Prehistory, Bronze Age to Medieval, C16th, C17th, C18th, C19th, WW1, WW2

The Hamble River Activity Book

Educational resource focusing on the history of the Hamble River and its surroundings through time, including hands-on activities.

All Ages
Time Period: Multi-period

The Archaeology of the River Hamble Leaflet

This leaflet maps out some of the archaeological sites along the River Hamble, including hulks and the remains of jetties, docks, and quays.

All Ages
Time Period: Multi-period

Sunken Secrets Guided Walk

This guided walk podcast explores the coastal path between Newtown and Whale Chine on the Isle of Wight.

KS3, KS4, Adults
Time Period: Prehistory

Submerged Prehistory in the Solent

Find out more about the Solent in Prehistory and the site of Bouldnor Cliff.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Stories of Black and Asian Seamen

Black and Asian seamen in the First World War.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

SS Camberwell

Find out more about SS Camberwell, launched in 1903 and lost in 1917.

All Ages
Time Period: Multi-period

River Hamble Guided Walk

This series of short audio articles takes you on a guided walk along the River Hamble.

All Ages
Time Period: Multi-period

Project Report Library

The collected reports from a range of projects.

KS2, KS3
Time Period: Prehistory, Bronze Age to Medieval

Prehistoric Landscapes

Educational resource focusing on how Prehistoric landscapes change through time and how archaeologists can reconstruct ancient landscapes.

KS3, KS4, Adults
Time Period: WW1

Nurses on Ships

Nurses on ships during the First World War

KS3
Time Period: Prehistory, C18th, C19th, WW1, WW2

Mystery Wreck

Embark on an exciting adventure to put together the clues and discover the identity of this mysterious shipwreck!

Adults
Time Period: C18th

Monograph: The Stirling Castle

This monograph explores the archaeological investigations undertaken on the wreck of the Stirling Castle, lost on the Goodwin Sands, Kent.

Adults
Time Period: C19th

Monograph: The Flower of Ugie

This monograph brings together research on the life, loss, and archaeological investigation of the Flower of Ugie.

Adults
Time Period: Prehistory

Monograph: Bouldnor Cliff

This monograph brings together the research on Bouldnor Cliff, a mesolithic site 11m below the water off the Isle of Wight.

Adults
Time Period: Multi-period

Monograph: Analysing Maritime Archaeological Archives

This monograph explores the analysis of maritime archaeological archives, their current state, and their future.

Adults
Time Period: C19th

Monograph: Alum Bay

The collected research on the archaeology of Alum Bay, Isle of Wight.

Adults
Time Period: Multi-period

Marine Archaeology: A handbook

This book, for both archaeologists and non-archaeologists, offers a guide to the historic marine environment.

KS2, KS3
Time Period: Prehistory, Bronze Age to Medieval, C16th, C17th, C18th, C19th

Make your own coracle

Educational resource focusing on what a coracle is and how it is made, including a hand-on activity to produce a replica.

All Ages
Time Period: WW2

Landing Craft 2428 Audio Story

This audio tells the story of the loss of Landing Craft 2428 and the archaeological sites it created.

KS2, KS3, KS4
Time Period: Multi-period

It’s all about context!

Educational resource focusing on the different types of finds and how they are used to reconstruct the history of archaeological contexts.

KS3, KS4, Adults
Time Period: Multi-period

Histories of the River Hamble and the River Itchen

Learn more about the River Hamble and the River Itchen!

KS3, KS4, Adults
Time Period: Multi-period

Hamble River Presentation

The Hamble River trough time.

All Ages
Time Period: Multi-period

Forton’s Forgotten Fleet

This booklet explores the archaeology of Forton Lake, Gosport.

KS3, KS4, Adults
Time Period: Multi-period

Forton Lake Wrecks. The Forgotten Fleet

History of the Forton Lake wrecks through time.

All Ages
Time Period: C17th, C18th, C19th

Fort Victoria Leaflet

This leaflet explores the history of Fort Victoria on the Isle of Wight. Built in the 1850s, it is the West Wight’s oldest coastal defence.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Forgotten Wrecks: War Graves of the Sea

This booklet, produced during the Forgotten Wrecks of the First World War project, examines the legal protection offered to shipwrecks, and the stories of some of those WW1 vessels designated as ‘war graves’. 

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Forgotten Wrecks: USS Jacob Jones

This booklet, produced during the Forgotten Wrecks of the First World War project, tells the story of the first US destroyer sunk by enemy action during WW1 – the USS Jacob Jones.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Forgotten Wrecks: The Hollybook Memorial

This booklet, produced during the Forgotten Wrecks of the First World War project, presents the Hollybrook Memorial in Southampton. This memorial commemorates thsoe lost at sea from the land and air forces and those who have no known resting place.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Forgotten Wrecks: Little Mystery

This booklet, produced during the Forgotten Wrecks of the First World War project, tells the story of the Little Mystery, a wooden schooner that became the victim of a German U-boat during WW1.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Forgotten Wrecks: Hospital Ships Anglia and Asturias

This booklet, produced during the Forgotten Wrecks of the First World War project, explores the role of hospital ships during WW1, and the tragedies of the HMHS Anglia and the HMHS Asturias.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Forgotten Wrecks: Great War Shipwrecks of the Channel Crossing

This booklet, produced during the Forgotten Wrecks of the First World War project, focuses on some of the vessels lost in the Dover Straights during the First World War.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Forgotten Wrecks: Black and Asian Seamen

This booklet, produced during the Forgotten Wrecks of the First World War project, delves into the lives of ‘lascar’ sailors aboard vessels and their contribution to the First World War.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Forgotten Wrecks of the First World War Stories

Audio articles telling the stories of the service and loss of various ships from the First World War.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Forgotten Wrecks Map

The Forgotten Wrecks of the First World War interactive map brings together research on the 1100+ shipwrecks lost off the south coast of the UK during the First World War.

KS3, KS4, Adults
Time Period: WW2

Forgotten Remnants of the ‘Great Crusade’: Landing Craft Repair Slipways

Presentation on the Landing Craft slipways on the southern English coast.

KS2, KS3, KS4 and GCSE
Time Period: Prehistory

Flint Identification

Educational resource focusing on prehistoric flint tools, what they are, what they are made of, how to identify and classify them.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on the U-90

Dive around U-90, launched in 1917 and lost in 1919.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on the SS Westville

Dive around SS Westville, launched in 1913 and lost in 1917.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on the SS War Knight

Dive around SS War Knight, launched in 1917 lost in 1918.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on the SS South Western

Dive around SS South Western, launched in 1874 and lost in 1918.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on the SS Serrana

Dive around SS Serrana, launched in 1905 and lost in 1918

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on the SS Molina

Dive around SS Molina, launched in 1905 and lost in 1918.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on the SS Leon

Dive around SS Leon, launched in 1895 and lost in 1918.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on the SS Kurland

Dive around SS Kurland, launched in 1888 and lost in 1927.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on the SS Hazelwood

Dive around SS Hazelwood, launched in 1904 and lost in 1917.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on the SS Eleanor

Dive around SS Eleanor, launched in 1888 and lost in 1918.

All Ages
Time Period: WW2

Diving on the SS Coquetdale

Dive around the SS Coquetdale, built in 1923 and lost in 1940.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on the SS Britannia

Dive around the SS Britannia, Launced in 1889 and lost in 1917.

All Ages
Time Period: C19th

Diving on the Flower of Ugie

Dive on the Flower of Ugie, built in 1838 and lost in 1852.

All Ages
Time Period: C19th

Diving on the Fenna

Dive around the Fenna , build in 1862 and lost in 1881.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on the Camberwell

Dive around SS Camberwell, lauched in 1903 and lost in 1917.

All Ages
Time Period: C20th

Diving on HMT Arfon

Dive around HMT Arfon, launched in 1908 and lost in 1917.

All Ages
Time Period: C19th, WW1

Diving on HMS Velox

Dive around HMS Velox, launched in 1898 and lost in 1915.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on HMS Boxer

Dive around HMS Boxer, launched in 1894 and lost in 1918.

All Ages
Time Period: C19th

Diving Alum Bay: HMS Pomone

Dive around HMS Pomone, built in 1805 and lost in 1811.

All Ages
Time Period: Multi-period

Dive Into Maritime Archaeology!

Learn more about Maritime Archaeology, what it is and how it works.

All Ages
Time Period: Prehistory

Dive around Bouldnor Cliff

Dive around the underwater mesolithic landscape of Bouldnor Cliff.

All Ages
Time Period: WW2

D-Day: Stories from the Walls

The D-Day: Stories from the Walls project explores the stories of some of the American soldiers that passed through Southampton during the Second World War, and the city’s cruicial role in the war.

All Ages
Time Period: WW2

D-Day Memories

D-Day was a significant part of the Allied liberation of Europe and the end of the second World War. This podcast has interviews with people who were there at the time.

KS2, KS3
Time Period: Multi-period

Corrosion and Rusting

Educational resource focusing on corrosion and rusting, including instructions for a hands-on experiment to understand these processes.

KS2, KS3
Time Period: Prehistory

Auroch Puzzle

Cut out the bones to create your own puzzle of the ancient Auroch!

KS3, KS4, Adults
Time Period: Multi-period

Archaeology of the Foreshore

Learn about intertidal archaeology.

KS2, KS3, KS4 and GCSE
Time Period: Multi-period

Archaeology is Rubbish!

Educational resource focusing on methods of archaeological recording and including a hands-on activity to clarify these procedures.

All Ages
Time Period: Multi-period

Archaeological Report Library

The collected archaeological reports on sites investigates by the MAT.

KS2, KS3, KS4 and GCSE
Time Period: Multi-period

Archaeological Finds

Educational resource focusing on how to identify, classify, and use archaeological finds to interpret archaeological sites.

KS3, KS4, Adults
Time Period: Multi-period

Archaeological drawing

Introduction to the techniques and methods of archaeological drawing.

All Ages
Time Period: Multi-period

Annual Report Archive

Read all the issues of our annual report, ‘A Year in Depth’, from 1991 to the current day.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Anglia and Asturias. Hospital Ships of the First World War

This booklet, produced during the Forgotten Wrecks of the First World War project, tells the story of Hospital Ships during WW1.

KS2, KS3, KS4 and GCSE
Time Period: Multi-period

An Educators’ Guide

Resource for educators touching on various aspects of archaeology, including several activities for students to learn more about the subject.

KS2, KS3
Time Period: Multi-period

Aggregates, Cores, and Timelines

Educational resource focusing on the definition and description of aggregates, cores, and timelines, and how these relate to each other.

KS2, KS3
Time Period: Multi-period

Acoustic surveys

Educational resource focusing on acoustic surveys in maritime archaeology: what they are and how they work.

Adults
Time Period: Multi-period

A Decade of Diving, Delving & Disseminating

This book summaries 10 years of work by the Maritime Archaeology Trust (formerly the Hampshire and Wight Trust for Maritime Archaeology) between 1991 and 2001.

All Ages
Time Period: Multi-period

3D Models

Time Period: Multi-period Type: Audience: All Ages Theme: Shipwrecks Find out more: Sketchfab The MAT is at the forefront of archaeological 3D visualistion, with extensive experience modelling both land and underwater sites. You can explore some of these 3D models below. Most of these models have been created using a technique called photogrammetry. This method [...]

  • All
  • Bronze Age to Medieval
  • C16th
  • C17th
  • C18th
  • C19th
  • C20th
  • Multi-period
  • Prehistory
  • WW1
  • WW2
KS2, KS3
Time Period: Multi-period

What is Maritime Archaeology?

Discover all about maritime archaeology.

All Ages
Time Period: Multi-period

Walk the Forts Leaflet

This leaflet offers a suggested walking route to explore the West Wight’s costal defences.

KS3, KS4, Adults
Time Period: Multi-period

Volunteering with MAT

Volunteers talk about their experience collaborating with MAT.

KS3, KS4, Adults
Time Period: Multi-period

Transcript for Hamble River Presentation

Transcript for Hamble River Presentation

KS3, KS4, Adults
Time Period: Multi-period

The Story Beneath the Solent

Find out about the history of Solent from Prehistory to the Modern Era.

KS2, KS3
Time Period: Prehistory, Bronze Age to Medieval, C16th, C17th, C18th, C19th, WW1, WW2

The Hamble River Activity Book

Educational resource focusing on the history of the Hamble River and its surroundings through time, including hands-on activities.

All Ages
Time Period: Multi-period

The Archaeology of the River Hamble Leaflet

This leaflet maps out some of the archaeological sites along the River Hamble, including hulks and the remains of jetties, docks, and quays.

All Ages
Time Period: Multi-period

Sunken Secrets Guided Walk

This guided walk podcast explores the coastal path between Newtown and Whale Chine on the Isle of Wight.

KS3, KS4, Adults
Time Period: Prehistory

Submerged Prehistory in the Solent

Find out more about the Solent in Prehistory and the site of Bouldnor Cliff.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Stories of Black and Asian Seamen

Black and Asian seamen in the First World War.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

SS Camberwell

Find out more about SS Camberwell, launched in 1903 and lost in 1917.

All Ages
Time Period: Multi-period

River Hamble Guided Walk

This series of short audio articles takes you on a guided walk along the River Hamble.

All Ages
Time Period: Multi-period

Project Report Library

The collected reports from a range of projects.

KS2, KS3
Time Period: Prehistory, Bronze Age to Medieval

Prehistoric Landscapes

Educational resource focusing on how Prehistoric landscapes change through time and how archaeologists can reconstruct ancient landscapes.

KS3, KS4, Adults
Time Period: WW1

Nurses on Ships

Nurses on ships during the First World War

KS3
Time Period: Prehistory, C18th, C19th, WW1, WW2

Mystery Wreck

Embark on an exciting adventure to put together the clues and discover the identity of this mysterious shipwreck!

Adults
Time Period: C18th

Monograph: The Stirling Castle

This monograph explores the archaeological investigations undertaken on the wreck of the Stirling Castle, lost on the Goodwin Sands, Kent.

Adults
Time Period: C19th

Monograph: The Flower of Ugie

This monograph brings together research on the life, loss, and archaeological investigation of the Flower of Ugie.

Adults
Time Period: Prehistory

Monograph: Bouldnor Cliff

This monograph brings together the research on Bouldnor Cliff, a mesolithic site 11m below the water off the Isle of Wight.

Adults
Time Period: Multi-period

Monograph: Analysing Maritime Archaeological Archives

This monograph explores the analysis of maritime archaeological archives, their current state, and their future.

Adults
Time Period: C19th

Monograph: Alum Bay

The collected research on the archaeology of Alum Bay, Isle of Wight.

Adults
Time Period: Multi-period

Marine Archaeology: A handbook

This book, for both archaeologists and non-archaeologists, offers a guide to the historic marine environment.

KS2, KS3
Time Period: Prehistory, Bronze Age to Medieval, C16th, C17th, C18th, C19th

Make your own coracle

Educational resource focusing on what a coracle is and how it is made, including a hand-on activity to produce a replica.

All Ages
Time Period: WW2

Landing Craft 2428 Audio Story

This audio tells the story of the loss of Landing Craft 2428 and the archaeological sites it created.

KS2, KS3, KS4
Time Period: Multi-period

It’s all about context!

Educational resource focusing on the different types of finds and how they are used to reconstruct the history of archaeological contexts.

KS3, KS4, Adults
Time Period: Multi-period

Histories of the River Hamble and the River Itchen

Learn more about the River Hamble and the River Itchen!

KS3, KS4, Adults
Time Period: Multi-period

Hamble River Presentation

The Hamble River trough time.

All Ages
Time Period: Multi-period

Forton’s Forgotten Fleet

This booklet explores the archaeology of Forton Lake, Gosport.

KS3, KS4, Adults
Time Period: Multi-period

Forton Lake Wrecks. The Forgotten Fleet

History of the Forton Lake wrecks through time.

All Ages
Time Period: C17th, C18th, C19th

Fort Victoria Leaflet

This leaflet explores the history of Fort Victoria on the Isle of Wight. Built in the 1850s, it is the West Wight’s oldest coastal defence.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Forgotten Wrecks: War Graves of the Sea

This booklet, produced during the Forgotten Wrecks of the First World War project, examines the legal protection offered to shipwrecks, and the stories of some of those WW1 vessels designated as ‘war graves’. 

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Forgotten Wrecks: USS Jacob Jones

This booklet, produced during the Forgotten Wrecks of the First World War project, tells the story of the first US destroyer sunk by enemy action during WW1 – the USS Jacob Jones.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Forgotten Wrecks: The Hollybook Memorial

This booklet, produced during the Forgotten Wrecks of the First World War project, presents the Hollybrook Memorial in Southampton. This memorial commemorates thsoe lost at sea from the land and air forces and those who have no known resting place.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Forgotten Wrecks: Little Mystery

This booklet, produced during the Forgotten Wrecks of the First World War project, tells the story of the Little Mystery, a wooden schooner that became the victim of a German U-boat during WW1.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Forgotten Wrecks: Hospital Ships Anglia and Asturias

This booklet, produced during the Forgotten Wrecks of the First World War project, explores the role of hospital ships during WW1, and the tragedies of the HMHS Anglia and the HMHS Asturias.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Forgotten Wrecks: Great War Shipwrecks of the Channel Crossing

This booklet, produced during the Forgotten Wrecks of the First World War project, focuses on some of the vessels lost in the Dover Straights during the First World War.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Forgotten Wrecks: Black and Asian Seamen

This booklet, produced during the Forgotten Wrecks of the First World War project, delves into the lives of ‘lascar’ sailors aboard vessels and their contribution to the First World War.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Forgotten Wrecks of the First World War Stories

Audio articles telling the stories of the service and loss of various ships from the First World War.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Forgotten Wrecks Map

The Forgotten Wrecks of the First World War interactive map brings together research on the 1100+ shipwrecks lost off the south coast of the UK during the First World War.

KS3, KS4, Adults
Time Period: WW2

Forgotten Remnants of the ‘Great Crusade’: Landing Craft Repair Slipways

Presentation on the Landing Craft slipways on the southern English coast.

KS2, KS3, KS4 and GCSE
Time Period: Prehistory

Flint Identification

Educational resource focusing on prehistoric flint tools, what they are, what they are made of, how to identify and classify them.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on the U-90

Dive around U-90, launched in 1917 and lost in 1919.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on the SS Westville

Dive around SS Westville, launched in 1913 and lost in 1917.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on the SS War Knight

Dive around SS War Knight, launched in 1917 lost in 1918.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on the SS South Western

Dive around SS South Western, launched in 1874 and lost in 1918.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on the SS Serrana

Dive around SS Serrana, launched in 1905 and lost in 1918

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on the SS Molina

Dive around SS Molina, launched in 1905 and lost in 1918.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on the SS Leon

Dive around SS Leon, launched in 1895 and lost in 1918.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on the SS Kurland

Dive around SS Kurland, launched in 1888 and lost in 1927.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on the SS Hazelwood

Dive around SS Hazelwood, launched in 1904 and lost in 1917.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on the SS Eleanor

Dive around SS Eleanor, launched in 1888 and lost in 1918.

All Ages
Time Period: WW2

Diving on the SS Coquetdale

Dive around the SS Coquetdale, built in 1923 and lost in 1940.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on the SS Britannia

Dive around the SS Britannia, Launced in 1889 and lost in 1917.

All Ages
Time Period: C19th

Diving on the Flower of Ugie

Dive on the Flower of Ugie, built in 1838 and lost in 1852.

All Ages
Time Period: C19th

Diving on the Fenna

Dive around the Fenna , build in 1862 and lost in 1881.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on the Camberwell

Dive around SS Camberwell, lauched in 1903 and lost in 1917.

All Ages
Time Period: C20th

Diving on HMT Arfon

Dive around HMT Arfon, launched in 1908 and lost in 1917.

All Ages
Time Period: C19th, WW1

Diving on HMS Velox

Dive around HMS Velox, launched in 1898 and lost in 1915.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Diving on HMS Boxer

Dive around HMS Boxer, launched in 1894 and lost in 1918.

All Ages
Time Period: C19th

Diving Alum Bay: HMS Pomone

Dive around HMS Pomone, built in 1805 and lost in 1811.

All Ages
Time Period: Multi-period

Dive Into Maritime Archaeology!

Learn more about Maritime Archaeology, what it is and how it works.

All Ages
Time Period: Prehistory

Dive around Bouldnor Cliff

Dive around the underwater mesolithic landscape of Bouldnor Cliff.

All Ages
Time Period: WW2

D-Day: Stories from the Walls

The D-Day: Stories from the Walls project explores the stories of some of the American soldiers that passed through Southampton during the Second World War, and the city’s cruicial role in the war.

All Ages
Time Period: WW2

D-Day Memories

D-Day was a significant part of the Allied liberation of Europe and the end of the second World War. This podcast has interviews with people who were there at the time.

KS2, KS3
Time Period: Multi-period

Corrosion and Rusting

Educational resource focusing on corrosion and rusting, including instructions for a hands-on experiment to understand these processes.

KS2, KS3
Time Period: Prehistory

Auroch Puzzle

Cut out the bones to create your own puzzle of the ancient Auroch!

KS3, KS4, Adults
Time Period: Multi-period

Archaeology of the Foreshore

Learn about intertidal archaeology.

KS2, KS3, KS4 and GCSE
Time Period: Multi-period

Archaeology is Rubbish!

Educational resource focusing on methods of archaeological recording and including a hands-on activity to clarify these procedures.

All Ages
Time Period: Multi-period

Archaeological Report Library

The collected archaeological reports on sites investigates by the MAT.

KS2, KS3, KS4 and GCSE
Time Period: Multi-period

Archaeological Finds

Educational resource focusing on how to identify, classify, and use archaeological finds to interpret archaeological sites.

KS3, KS4, Adults
Time Period: Multi-period

Archaeological drawing

Introduction to the techniques and methods of archaeological drawing.

All Ages
Time Period: Multi-period

Annual Report Archive

Read all the issues of our annual report, ‘A Year in Depth’, from 1991 to the current day.

All Ages
Time Period: WW1

Anglia and Asturias. Hospital Ships of the First World War

This booklet, produced during the Forgotten Wrecks of the First World War project, tells the story of Hospital Ships during WW1.

KS2, KS3, KS4 and GCSE
Time Period: Multi-period

An Educators’ Guide

Resource for educators touching on various aspects of archaeology, including several activities for students to learn more about the subject.

KS2, KS3
Time Period: Multi-period

Aggregates, Cores, and Timelines

Educational resource focusing on the definition and description of aggregates, cores, and timelines, and how these relate to each other.

KS2, KS3
Time Period: Multi-period

Acoustic surveys

Educational resource focusing on acoustic surveys in maritime archaeology: what they are and how they work.

Adults
Time Period: Multi-period

A Decade of Diving, Delving & Disseminating

This book summaries 10 years of work by the Maritime Archaeology Trust (formerly the Hampshire and Wight Trust for Maritime Archaeology) between 1991 and 2001.

All Ages
Time Period: Multi-period

3D Models

Time Period: Multi-period Type: Audience: All Ages Theme: Shipwrecks Find out more: Sketchfab The MAT is at the forefront of archaeological 3D visualistion, with extensive experience modelling both land and underwater sites. You can explore some of these 3D models below. Most of these models have been created using a technique called photogrammetry. This method [...]

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