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Issue 115

Nov / Dec 2010

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All the latest archaeology news from around the country

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On the Trail of Viking Women

Jane Kershaw reports on an astounding quantity of Viking-style jewellery found in England

THE BIG DIG: Bestwall Quarry

At this large site in Dorset local, largely unfunded amateurs were nominated to manage the archaeology with fascinating results

Life Between the Nations

The wartime correspondence of German refugee archaeologist Paul Jacobsthal

Excavating the Living Dead

Alistair Barclay examines the stories of the many people who were buried on Boscombe Down, Wiltshire

The Human Remains Crisis

Change is promised, but fieldwork continues under conditions that many are unhappy with

The Little House by the Shore

The directors of the Star Carr excavation update readers on the endangered organic remains

The Varmints Show

In the Varmints' third exploration, we introduce Great Excavations – The Musical

on the web

Neolithic excavations online and the Cranbourne Chase gets an overhaul

CBA Correspondent

From CBA Director, Mike Heyworth on academia

letters

Your views and responses

 

ISSN 1357-4442

Editor Mike Pitts

Issue 115, November/December 2010

contents

news

All the latest archaeology news from around the country

features

On the Trail of Viking Women

Jane Kershaw reports on an astounding quantity of Viking-style jewellery found in England

THE BIG DIG: Bestwall Quarry

At this large site in Dorset local, largely unfunded amateurs were nominated to manage the archaeology with fascinating results

Life Between the Nations

The wartime correspondence of German refugee archaeologist Paul Jacobsthal

Excavating the Living Dead

Alistair Barclay examines the stories of the many people who were buried on Boscombe Down, Wiltshire

The Human Remains Crisis

Change is promised, but fieldwork continues under conditions that many are unhappy with

The Little House by the Shore

The directors of the Star Carr excavation, North Yorkshire, update readers on the disappearing wood and animal remains at this famous Mesolithic site

The Varmints Show

In the Varmints' third exploration of music and archaeology, we present Great Excavations: Archaeology in Song

on the web

Caroline Wickham-Jones investigates Neolithic excavations and Emma Rouse introduces the relaunched Cranbourne Chase information site

CBA Correspondent

Understanding where we came from is not just an academic pursuit, says CBA Director, Mike Heyworth.

letters

Your views and responses

my archaeology

Artist David Inshaw was there when English Heritage re-opened an old tunnel into Silbury Hill

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