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current archaeology No. 1 March 1967

CONTENTS

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EDITORIAL

THE WELLAND VALLEY PROJECT Ritual and religion in prehistoric England

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MEARE LAKE VILLAGE The 1966 excavations reveal the sequence of events

MORTARIUM ET PISTILLUM Graham Webster on some Roman kitchen equipment

BOOK REVIEW David Johnston on local government in Roman Britain

ROMAN SWIMMING BATHS A new slant on life under the Romans ?

ARCHAEOLOGY IN PICTURES Breedon on the Hill—The Rudston Well—Thetford—King's Lynn—Luggershall

WEST STOW A Saxon wool village

CONFERENCES Report on the Conference of Young Archaeologists and

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Recording in Excavation

DEGANNWY Leslie Alcock investigates a Welsh medieval troublespot

22 NOTES AND NEWS

23 SOUTHAMPTON

Excavations in the medieval city

INSIDE DIARY FOR ARCHAEOLOGISTS BACK COVER

COVER PICTURE A view towards the north of the swimming pool at Gadebridge Roman Villa, Hemel Hempstead. Photograph by James H. Brown