Burial with the Romans
Editor Simon Denison
Issue 69 March 2003
All the latest archaeology news from around the country.
Antiquaries thought they were ancient race-tracks. Later they were seen as processional routes. But cursuses might have been both these things and a whole lot more, writes David McOmish
The Romans normally respected the dead. But not always. Alison Taylor reports on mutilation, child sacrifice, burial alive and other such practices
Excavations on a farmstead in Shetland were the first to reveal the Vikings as not just raiders, but also farmers and fishermen. Anna Ritchie reports
Views and responses.
George Lambrick on broader history education after age 14
Our regular columnist.
All the latest books on archaeology in Britain reviewed.
Campaigns and reports from the CBA.
David Longley on his first undisturbed archaeological site
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