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UPFRONT 3 EDITOR’S LETTER 6 LETTERS

Your comments, complaints, and compliments

8 NEWS

The Colchester Vase re-examined; Iron Age comb made from human skull bone among A14 finds; Roman place of worship found under Leicester Cathedral; Work begins on reassembling the Newport ship; Unusual artefact from Vindolanda re-investigated; Science Notes; First residue analysis of a medieval stone cresset; Finds Tray

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Joe Flatman excavates the CA archive

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Spring cleaning at Fishbourne Roman Palace

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CULTURE 52 REVIEWS

Winters in the World: a journey through the Anglo-Saxon year; 50 Finds from Somerset: objects from the Portable Antiquities Scheme; The Emperor Nero’s Pottery and Tilery at Little London, Pamber, by Silchester, Hampshire: the excavations of 2017; The Coffin Roads: journeys to the West; Medieval Bridges of Southern England: 100 bridges, 1000 years; Treasures of Roman Yorkshire

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The latest on acquisitions, exhibitions, and key decisions 57 EXHIBITION

Stories of St James’s Burial Ground at St James’s Church, Piccadilly in London 58 CALENDAR

Our selection of exhibitions and events, as well as historical, archaeological, and cultural resources from around the world that are still available online 60 CONFERENCE

A round-up of what happened at CA Live! 2023 62 GO DIGGING!

An array of upcoming archaeological opportunities 64 SHERDS

Chris Catling’s irreverent take on heritage issues 66 ODD SOCS

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