Lasers at Stonehenge
Editor Mike Pitts
Issue 73 November 2003
All the latest archaeology news from around the country.
They were created nearly 4,000 years ago and rediscovered in 1953. Yet 50 years on they still have not been recorded or studied and are rarely seen. In an exclusive for British Archaeology, Thomas A Goskar, with Alistair Carty, Paul Cripps, Chris Brayne and Dave Vickers, search for the lost Stonehenge carvings.
Bruno David, Ian McNiven and John Brayer use standard computer software to reveal ancient rock paintings in the remote north of Australia.
The earlier prehistoric results of one of Britain's largest archaeological field projects will be published in 2004. Frances Healy and Jan Harding preview for British Archaeology.
Shortly after we go to press, the discovery of a unique bronze vessel will be announced. Hailed as the most significant Roman find yet made under the Portable Antiquities Scheme, it is of great artistic, technological and historical importance. Mike Pitts and Sally Worrell, with exclusive photographs by Stuart Laidlaw, provide British Archaeology with the first inside report on this very special object.
Views and responses.
A new survey shows people are unhappy that archaeology has become too 'professional'. But, asks George Lambrick, are volunteer opportunities really so bad?
Our regular columnist.
All the latest books on archaeology in Britain reviewed.
Campaigns and reports from the CBA.
A Roman silver cup and a lady in a basket. Tony Rook has fond memories of amphorae in a garage and getting muddy in Welwyn
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