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CONTENTS i ssue 310

(Vol.XXVI, No.10) | January 2016

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Tomb Readers Tomb Readers Exploring a hidden ritual landscape on Anglesey

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News Ice Age art in Jersey; Earliest human activity in Scotland identified; British Museum to help preserve Iraqi sites; UK’s earliest rickets are Neolithic; Cambuskenneth’s harboured secrets; Rufford Abbey’s Roman revelations; Smoke signals from Bath; Crannog clues at Monmouth?; Blick Mead’s Mesolithic home comforts

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FEATURES VERULAMIUM REVEALED

Sensing the city The third biggest city in Roman Britain, Verulamium (modern St Albans) is being brought to light once more by an innovative community geophysics project.

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BRYN CELLI DDU

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Exploring a hidden ritual landscape A recent public archaeology project has identified a wealth of previously unknown rock art around one of Wales’ most famous Neolithic passage tombs.

WALLINGFORD CASTLE

The rise and fall of a royal stronghold At the end of the Civil War, Wallingford’s castle was reduced to ruins and a few earthworks. Now 15 years of historical and archaeological research have brought new life to its once mighty fortifications.

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EXCAVATING SPITALFIELDS MARKET

The final chapter uncovered Recently published findings from one of Britain’s biggest ever digs reveal how the site of a London priory evolved into a gunnery, an artillery fort, and a flourishing suburb of prosperous houses.

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c u r r e nt a r c h a e ol o g y

Verulamium revealed

Sensing the Roman city

New galleries open at the Imperial War Museum

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Spitalfields Market Secrets of one of Britain’s biggest digs

Sharing stories 60 years on

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ON THE COVER Bryn Celli Ddu, one of Wales’ most famous Neolithic passage tombs.

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REGULARS

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Conference

Current Archaeology Live! 2016 is approaching fast. This special section contains the latest details of the timetable, speakers, and Archaeology Awards nominations.

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Reviews

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The Real Lives of Roman Britain;Celts: Art and Identity;The Remembered Land

Museum

Egypt:faith after the pharaohs at the British Museum

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Sherds

Chris Catling’s irreverent take on heritage issues

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Odd Socs

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The Musical Box Society of Great Britain

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