Antiquity Prize Winners

Antiquity Prize 2017
Sarah Parcak, David Gathings, Chase Childs, Greg Mumford & Eric Cline
Ben Cullen Prize 2017
Mike Parker Pearson, Andrew Chamberlain, Mandy Jay, Mike Richards, Alison Sheridan, Neil Curtis, Jane Evans, Alex Gibson, Margaret Hutchison, Patrick Mahoney, Peter Marshall, Janet Montgomery, Stuart Needham, Sandra O’Mahoney, Maura Pellegrini & Neil Wilkin

Previous prize winners

YearAntiquity PrizeBen Cullen Prize
2016Hubs and upstarts: pathways to urbanism in the northern Fertile Crescent
Dan Lawrence & T.J. Wilkinson
The landscape of Angkor Wat redefined
Damian Evans & Roland Fletcher
2015Due to reorganisation, there are no prize winners for 2015
2014Cultural convergence in the Neolithic of the Nile Valley: a prehistoric perspective on Egypt’s place in Africa
David Wengrow, Michael Dee, Sarah Foster, Alice Stevenson & Christopher Bronk Ramsey
'Gifts for the gods': lake-dwellers' macabre remedies against floods in the Central European Bronze Age
Francesco Menotti, Benjamin Jennings, Hartmut Gollnisch-Moos
2013The first towns in the central Sahara
D.J. Mattingly & M. Sterry
The social construction of caves and rockshelters: Chauvet Cave (France) and Nawarla Gabarnmang (Australia)
Jean-Jacques Delannoy et al.
2012The role of cult and feasting in the emergence of Neolithic communities. New evidence from Göbekli Tepe, south-eastern Turkey
Oliver Dietrich et al.
Stonehenge remodelled
Timothy Darvill et al.
2011An 11 600 year-old communal structure from the Neolithic of southern Jordan
Steven Mithen et al.
Across the Indian Ocean: the prehistoric movement of plants and animals
Dorian Fuller et al.
2010New light on Neolithic revolution in south-west Asia
Trevor Watkins
Administrators' bread: an experiment-based re-assessment of the functional and cultural role of the Uruk bevel-rim bowl
Jill Goulder
2009'The Farm Beneath the Sand' – an archaeological case study on ancient 'dirt' DNA
Martin B. Hebsgaard et al.
A new chronological framework for prehistoric Southeast Asia, based on a Bayesian model from Ban Non Wat
Charles Higham & Thomas Higham
2008Inside and outside the dry stone walls: revisiting the material culture of Great Zimbabwe
Shadreck Chirikure & Innocent Pikirayi
Archaeological resource modelling in temperate river valleys: a case study from the Trent Valley, UK
A.J. Howard et al.
2007Rome and Mesopotamia – importers into India in the first millennium AD
Roberta Tomber
Networks and nodal points: the emergence of towns in early Viking Age Scandinavia
Søren M. Sindbæk
2006Tectonics and human evolution
Geoffrey King & Geoffrey Bailey
King's monuments: identifying 'formlings' in southern African San rock paintings
Siyakha Mguni
2005The politics of supply: the Neolithic axe industry in Alpine Europe
Eric Thirault
Core–periphery relations in the Recuay hinterlands: economic interaction at Chinchawas, Peru
George Lau
2004The early development of music. Analysis of the Jiahu bone flutes
Juzhong Zhang, Xinghua Xiao & Yun Kuen Lee
Rock art and rock music: petroglyphs of the south Indian Neolithic
Nicole Boivin
2003Dance of the Cranes: Crane symbolism at Çatalhöyük and beyond
Nerissa Russell & Kevin McGowan
CORONA Satellite Photography and Ancient Road Networks: A Northern Mesopotamian Case Study
Jason Ur
2002Too many ancestors
James Whitley
The innocents and the sceptics: ANTIQUITY and Classical archaeology
Nicola Terranato
2001Orientations and origins: a symbolic dimension to the long house in Neolithic Europe
Richard Bradley
The South Scandinavian barrows with well-preserved oak-log coffins
Mads Kähler-Holst, Henrik Breuning-Madsen & Marianne Rasmussen
2000Cosmology, calendars and society in Neolithic Orkney: a rejoinder to Euan MacKie
Clive Ruggles & Gordon Barclay
Resource depression on the Northwest Coast of North America
Virginia L. Butler
1999V. Gordon Childe and the vocabulary of revolutionary change
Kevin Greene
Architecture and sound: an acoustic analysis of megalithic monuments in prehistoric Britain
Aaron Watson and David Keating
1998Genetics, linguistics, and prehistory: thinking big and thinking straight
Patrick Sims-Williams
'The changing face of clay': continuity and change in the transition from village to urban life in the Near East
David Wengrow
1997Lapita and the temporal geography of prehistory
John E. Terrell & Robert L. Welsch
The population of ancient Rome
Glenn R. Storey
1996Sea-level change and shore-line evolution in Aegean Greece since Upper Palaeolithic time
Kurt Lambeck
Ploughzone sampling in Denmark: isolating and interpreting site signatures from disturbed contexts
John M. Steinberg
1995The evidence for early writing: utilitarian or ceremonial?
Nicholas Postgate, Tao Wang & Toby Wilkinson
1994Of Lightning Brothers and White Cockatoos: dating the antiquity of signifying systems in the Northern Territory, Australia
Bruno David et al.