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Issue 102

Sept / Oct 2008

Contents

news

Windfarm dig finds boat in style of Sutton Hoo

Prehistoric village under Isle of Man runway

Rare house continues first farmers debate

In the press

In Brief & Phase 2

features

Hadrian in London
The 'Hadrian: Empire and Conflict' exhibiton is impressive

Hadrian's Wall
Abandoned after three centuries, but still alive

New WHS, the Antonine Wall
David J Breeze tells how to make a successful bid to UNESCO

THE BIG DIG: Stonehenge
Mike Pitts sorts out the technical data

additional content
Reading about the Archaeology of Stonehenge

The Stonehenge Olympics
Plans for the stones to get the new facilities ready for 2012

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

spoilheap

a piece about Bonekickers with no archaeological puns!

science

Seeking what is best for buried bones, Sebastian Payne looks at new leglislation

CBA correspondent

Campaigns, comment and communications from the CBA
Gill Chitty on the stones, the bill and beyond

 

ISSN 1357-4442

Editor Mike Pitts

Issue 102, September / October 2008

contents

news

All the latest archaeology news from around the country

features

Hadrian in London – His show, his wall, his boyfriend...

Mike Pitts is impressed with the British Museum exhibiton Hadrian: Empire and Conflict

Hadrian's Wall: a wall for all times

The Wall was abandoned after three centuries, but curiosity, national pride and tourism have kept it alive. Richard Hingley and Claire Nesbitt investigate.

Making the Antonine Wall a world heritage site

David J Breeze tells how to make a successful bid to UNESCO for a world heritage site

THE BIG DIG: Stonehenge

As one of the largest excavations draws to a close, Mike Pitts sorts out the confusion with the technical data. With additional content

The Stonehenge Olympics: Plans for the stones

The race to get new facilities ready for the 2012 invasion. As the consultation ends, BA reviews the options.

on the web

Caroline Wickham-Jones looks into archaeological archives and Henry Rothwell is using Google Earth and Google Maps to bring Wessex henges to life

letters

Your views and responses

spoilheap

Warning: this piece about Bonekickers may shock you - a comment with no archaeological puns

science

Seeking what is best for buried bones, Sebastian Payne looks at new leglislation

CBA correspondent

Gill Chitty on the stones, the bill and beyond

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You put your heart and soul into this kind of work, and I'd had such high hopes for the project—but it had turned into a treasure hunt. Frank Pope excavating a wreck off Mozambique when gold was found, C Hunt-Grubbe, Sunday Times Jun 8

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