When Burial Begins
Editor Simon Denison
Issue 66 August 2002
All the latest archaeology news from around the country.
Hundreds of millennia ago, early humans began to ‘bury’ some of their dead. Then burials became more elaborate. Why? Paul Pettitt reports
New research has revealed that the Industrial Revolution began not with coal and iron, but with chemistry. And in the 16th century, too. Tim Allen reports
Helena Hamerow on excavations at Southampton, which reshaped our views of the origins of English towns and of long-distance trade in the 8th/9th centuries
Views and responses.
Museums will remain underfunded as long as archaeologists continue to neglect them, writes George Lambrick. Far too little research is now conducted into existing collections
Our regular columnist.
All the latest books on archaeology in Britain reviewed.
Campaigns and reports from the CBA.
Suspicions of mischief. Val Turner on the stone that almost got her arrested
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