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Issue 107

July / August 2009



Scottish dig has big surprise in the post

Urine to navel fluff: the first complete witch bottle

Celtic tankard adds value to Welsh treasure

In the press

In Brief & Phase 2


on the web

Recommended websites
Websites of univeristy archaeology departments and a community site for Digging Vindolanda.


your views and responses

CBA Correspondent

Some recent projects benefiting from Challenge Funding.

my archaeology

Simon McBurney is a writer and actor; his father, archaeologist Charles


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Editor Mike Pitts

Issue 107, July / August 2009



All the latest archaeology news from around the country


Finding Lindow Man

Britain's only surviving "bog body" was found in Cheshire 25 years ago. With photos taken at the time – some not seen before – Rick Turner remembers the day when saving Lindow Man was entirely in his hands

The Devil's Work

There were once striking prehistoric ritual monuments beside the Thames in Oxfordshire. But quarrying, an airfield and centuries of farming all but wiped them from the map

THE BIG DIG: Hambledon Hill

Earthwork enclosures with a seemingly unnecessary number of causeways across their ditches have long been attributed to Britain's earliest farming era, dating back to 4000BC. Yet their purpose remains obscure.

on the web

Caroline Wickham-Jones looks at the websites of univeristy archaeology departments, and a community site for Digging Vindolanda


Your views and responses

CBA Correspondent

Mike Heyworth introduces some recent projects benefiting from Challenge Funding

my archaeology

Simon McBurney is a writer and actor; his father, archaeologist Charles

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