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Issue 57

February 2001

Contents

news

Seahenge timber circle heading for reburial

New timber circle appears at Seahenge

Revolutionary steel factory excavated in Sheffield

Mercian watermill found near Welsh border

Criminals' skulls and chemistry experiments

Mesolithic hunting camp found on Scottish mountain

In Brief

features

Great sites
Ian Armit on an Iron Age tribal centre at Traprain Law

Power drinking
Bettina Arnold on the drinking politics of Iron Age leaders

Gateway to Rome
Simon Keay on a spectacular new survey of Rome's harbour

comment

Political comment
George Lambrick wants an international heritage policy

letters

Offa's Dyke, Early tin, Bells again

issues

Simon Denison on anniversaries, events and archaeology

Peter Ellis

Regular column

books

Holy images by Simon Denison

Coastal sites by Gustav Milne

Food forward by Mike Allen

Thrill of the Chase by Chris Gerrard

Iron Age coins by Jonathan Williams

Flint mines by Peter Topping

CBA update

favourite finds

Ancestors of Odysseus. Sebastian Payne on finds made during a youthful excavation in a Greek cave.

 

ISSN 1357-4442

Editor
Simon Denison

Issue 57, February 2001

contents

news

All the latest archaeology news from around the country.

features

Great Sites: Traprain Law

Ian Armit recalls the discovery of an Iron Age 'tribal centre' in East Lothian which flourished during the Roman period.

Power drinking in Iron Age Europe

Iron Age leaders bolstered their claim to rule by giving feasts awash with prodigious quantities of booze, writes Bettina Arnold.

Gateway to Rome

Archaeologists have used ground-penetrating geophysics to map out the greatest harbour of the ancient world. Simon Keay reports.

comment

Political commentary: Reaching out to the world. Is your historic environment in Little England? George Lambrick hopes not.

letters

Views and responses.

issues

Simon Denison on anniversaries, events and archaeology

Peter Ellis

Our regular columnist.

books

All the latest books on archaeology in Britain reviewed.

CBA update

Campaigns and reports from the CBA.

favourite finds

Ancestors of Odysseus. Sebastian Payne on finds made during a youthful excavation in a Greek cave.

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