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4 Dover

The discovery of a Bronze Age timber boat.

9 Diary

The CBA, The Shetland Tanker Spillage, St Clement of the Danes, Portable Antiquities, Fresden, and


12 Waverley Wood

Palaeolithic hand axes, half a million years old.

15 Kellington

Total excavation of a Yorkshire parish church.

18 Vitrified forts

Archaeomagnetic dating helps to solve the mystery of the Scottish vitrified forts and to put them into context.




Breaking the Maya Code, Writing for

Antiquity, the Cycladic Spirit, Ancient Rome, Viking Age England, Wrenthorpe Potteries, Aerial Atlas of Ancient Crete, Neolithic Britain, and

Roman Baths.

38 Letters

Guide book appeal, Celtic Burials,

Trimontium, Cows and calves, Boudica in Thetford, and Black is




Excavations in the Roman Fort at

South Shields.

28 The Normandy Neolithic

Supplement Archaeology in Action 1993.

A list of archaeological units, societies and universities, and details of projects that will be taking place this summer.

Excavations of tombs at Rots,

Colombiers and Ernes.

32 Science Diary

The Arrington Figurines, Roman meat-eaters, Boat Caulking, The Scar boat, Mudbrick and Pollen, Early Man in Ethiopia, The Ice Man, An Iron Age hedge, and Peat as Fuel.

Front Cover Excavating the Dover boat. The rescue excavations continue well into the night in order to rescue the boat in the time available. Photo: Keith Parfitt, courtesy of the Canterbury Archaeological Trust.


Brecon Beacons

The excavation of Bronze Age Barrows at Pen-y-fan and Corn Du.

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