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October/November 2022

Volume 10 | Number 7

REGULARS

UPFRONT 3 EDITOR’S LETTER 6 NEWS FROM AROUND THE WORLD 10 NEWS FOCUS

Potteries of the Caribbean 12 CHARLES HIGHAM

Ancient newsreels 14 HORIZON

Giant warriors in Arabian art

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TR AVEL 40 SEXTEN: MEDITATIONS ON A

MOMENT OF MADNESS Richard Hodges explores an idyllic alpine region that saw fierce fighting during the First World War 46 ‘VERY BEAUTIFUL . . . NARBONNE’

The city of Narbonne in southern France has opened a brand new archaeological museum – Roger Wilson is our guide

CULTURE 52 MUSEUM

The Mystery of Mithras – an exhibition at the Musée Saint-Raymond explores the Roman cult of Mithras 56 REVIEWS

Living and Cursing in the Roman West; Coin Hoards and Hoarding in the Roman World; Thinking Through Images 58 RUBINA RAJA & SØREN SINDBÆK

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Evolution in the air: the urban conundrum 60 SPECIAL REPORT

Recreating an ancient Egyptian perfume 62 CHRIS CATLING

Animal habits 64 FORUM

Crossword, cartoon, and more 65 PHOTO COMPETITION

Find out how to enter this year’s competition 66 OBJECT LESSON

Falconer figurine

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