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Issue 101

July / Aug 2008

Contents

news

Early Scottish gardens unturfed

Axes could be 0.5m years old

In the press

Listing lobby was no hot air

Kent Anglo-Saxon cemetery could be royal

Poetry to assist transfer of Hadrian's Wall collection

In Brief & Phase 2

features

The Copper Age
Special: did Britain have a fourth age?

Portable Antiquities
The Scheme must go on

Drawing Stonehenge
A major fieldwork project is explored by six artists

Severn estuary
Martin Bell describes the unique world of ancient mudflats

Gin Drinker's Line
Insights into WWII Hong Kong defence system

A Professional Mockery
Gary Lock on difficulties in obtaining "grey lierature"

on the web

Recommended websites
Caroline Wickham-Jones explores the realms of archaeological fiction and a look at Barwick-in-Elmet Historical Society's website

letters

your views and responses

CBA correspondent

Campaigns, comment and communications from the CBA
Mike Heyworth says it's time to think big – The CBA at Discover Archaeology LIVE, London Olympia

spoilheap

An exhibition to make you think (and a bog body)

Mick's travels & more travels

Mick Aston goes to Glamorgan in search of monasteries, and Jon Cannon tours south-east Wales

in view

New columnist Greg Bailey probes a coming major TV series – BBC's Bonekickers

my archaeology - NEW!

Neil MacGregor: The accidental archaeologist and new director of the British Museum

 

ISSN 1357-4442

Editor Mike Pitts

Issue 101, July / August 2008

contents

news

All the latest archaeology news from around the country

features

The Copper Age

Special: did Britain have a fourth age? – The Amesbury archer, he lived in unique times and wore gold in his hair

Portable Antiquities

Mike Heyworth says it straight: the Scheme must go on

Drawing Stonehenge

A major fieldwork project is explored by six artists

Severn estuary

Martin Bell describes the unique world of ancient mudflats and the footprints within them

Gin Drinker's Line

Insights into WWII Hong Kong defence system – with additional content

A Professional Mockery

Gary Lock describes the difficulties in obtaining "grey lierature"

on the web

Caroline Wickham-Jones explores the realms of archaeological fiction on the internet and a look at Barwick-in-Elmet Historical Society's website

letters

Your views and responses

CBA correspondent

Mike Heyworth says it's time to think big – The CBA at Discover Archaeology LIVE, London Olympia

spoilheap

An exhibition to make you think (and a bog body)

Mick's travels & more travels

Mick Aston goes to Glamorgan in search of monasteries and Jon Cannon tours south-east Wales

in view

New columnist Greg Bailey probes a coming major TV series – BBC's Bonekickers

my archaeology - NEW!

Neil MacGregor: The accidental archaeologist and new director of the British Museum

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Knowledge is power, and understanding the past can only help us in dealing with the present and the future. Harrison Ford, on election as a director of the Archaeological Institute of America just before the launch of Indiana Jones & the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

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