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CONTENTS

ISSUE 387

(Vol. XXXIII, No. 3) ❙ June 2022

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FEATURES

18 PREHISTORIC PIONEERS

How female migrants changed the face of Bronze Age Orkney Recent genetic analysis of human remains from the Links of Noltland, on Westray, has revealed the first concrete evidence of a ma or influx of non local people into Orkney during the Bronze Age – a movement of migrants dominated by women. 26 REINVENTING RATAE

Exploring Roman and medieval Leicester CA looks at the archaeological evidence – from the Iron Age to the 13th century – for cycles of growth and decline in Leicester, exploring its Roman and medieval settlements. 36 WATERLOO UNCOVERED

Hougoumont Farm exposed In a rare insight from abroad for CA, we learn about recent excavations in Belgium by the charity Waterloo Uncovered, which have revealed exciting new discoveries about the eponymous battlefield and one of the ey sites from the conflict.

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Current Archaeology

44 A FESTIVAL OF FINDS

Celebrating Chichester’s Roman past Chichester’s archaeology has served both as a platform for public engagement and as inspiration for an annual celebration: Chichester Roman Week. As the festival returns this year with a packed programme, we explore the city’s rich Roman heritage. 50 FOR PEAT’S SAKE

Peatlands, climate change, and the future of archaeology How can an archaeological understanding of peatland environments help to ameliorate the climate crisis? cientific investigations at the oman fort of agna near Carvoran in Northumberland have provided clues.

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