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current archaeology

September 1969

CONTENTS:

121 EDITOR IAL

122 NOTES AND NEWS

124 FYFIEL D

In his 10 years of exc avati on, Peter Fowler has made Fyfield one of the classic sites of 'Total Archaeo logy ', and he shows how the area has changed fro m the t ime of the fi rst Neolithi c far mers down to the prese nt day.

130 MEGALITHIC ENQUIRIES

The chambered tombs of Western Britain have hitherto been derived from continental sou rces. A new book challe nges this assumption, and turns the typology upside-down.

133 GODMANCHESTER

At t he hea rt of the Roman settlement at Godmanchester-perhaps its very raison ti 'e tre, was an i nn. Michael Green, who has been excavating t here, des cr ibes wha t the in n looked like.

138 LUNDY

The insc r ibed stones of Lundy suggest that it was an important burial place fo r the Early Christ ians . This summer Professor Charles Thomas and th e Lundy Fie ld Society have been excavating there, and have d is cov er ed the 'fo cus' of the Early cemetery.

193 BOOK S

The God dod in- Roman London-The Anton ine Wall-Under the MediterraneanEskimo Preh istory.

144 FAXTON

Are Deserted Med ieval Vil lages going out of fashion? Lawrence Bu tl er summarises his fin al seas on 'at Faxton and takes cool look at the outstanding problems.

148

INSIDE BACK COVER

INSTANT ARCHAEOLOGY

David Johnston reveals the secret of how to write analytical archaeolog ica l prosei nstantly!

LETT ERS

The Minist ry sub sis ten ce rates- The Nat ional Museum of Wales- The British Museum.

COVER PICT URE Lundy: View of the excavations in the Beacon Hill cemetery, taken from t he top of the Old Lighthouse. Photo: Marius Cooke.

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