ISSN 1357-4442 Editor: Simon Denison

Issue no 38, October 1998

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Castle where they `played games in wait for battle'
Orkney cairn `let in the morning sun'
Roman HQ `later became a guardhouse'
In Brief


Buildings designed to advertise fuel
Few of us think much about petrol stations, but their impact has been enormous. Helen Jones reports.

Human sacrifice in Iron Age Europe
Ritual murder was a special event, but not an unusual one, writes Miranda Aldhouse Green

Catching the Salisbury Hoard looters
In two edited extracts from his new book on the Salisbury Hoard, Ian Stead describes the arrest of the nighthawks, and the importance of the hoard


Seasonal farming in the wealthy Fens
Knowledge of the Fens in prehistory has been transformed over recent decades. Francis Pryor explains.


covering Shroud dates, school history, underwater work and mill dovecotes


Farewell, cousin to the Crystal Palace
Oxford's Victorian railway station is to be demolished without public inquiry, laments Richard Morris


Mike Pitts on science and humanity at Stonehenge
Stephen Rippon on what landscape is, and how it evolved
Rob Ixer on solid progress in stone axe research
Siân Jones on history and `herstory' in archaeology

CBA update

covering unsafe evidence, lottery problems and new books

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