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OrkneyBarrows

Six mounds investigated on

Orkney: at Gitterpitten, Gawn Farm and Vestrafiold on Mainland, at

Littlequoy on Burray, at Ward Hill on Shapinsay and Setter on Eday

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Round-Up

Some of the highlights of 1999:

Seahenge; Roman Temple at

Wanborough; King Alfred at

Winchester; Fort Cumberland;

Fishbourne; Ashford; Faversham

Oasthouse; Taplow and Avebury

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Letters

Beavers; Wallsend Fort and a Methodist Whitby ... and Dracula;

Chapel; Walking Draglines; Scallop

Shell Decoration; Heritage Laws; Amateur Archaeology; Commercial

Contractorsfor Northern England and Phoney Excavators.

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JohnMusty

John Musty lays down his pen and looks back at his career in

Archaeological Science

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Clava

Clava: the light at the end of the tunnel. An experiment at the Clava chambered tomb at the winter solstice 1997 and 1998

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Books

The End of Antiquity; The Golden

Age of Roman Britain; Hidden

Scotland; Land and Archaeology;

Later Anglo-Saxon England;

Ironbridge; Druids; Cambridge, the

HiddenHistory; TheTombofChrist,

TheAtlantic Celts; TheAncient

World of the Celts.

FrontCover

Jane Downes and site assistant

Dan Hind, happy after completing a series of excavations as part of the Orkney Barrows

Project. The site shown is a small chambered tomb on Eday,

pictured after reinstatement and a heavy rainstorm. Photo:TomUllathorne

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Diary

Philip

Barker asArtist; Richard

Morris retiresfrom theCBA; The

London Archaeologist relaunches;

European Archaeologists meet;

Building your own Geophys;the

Millennium Festival Awards for All;

Culverwell mesolithic site; and

Smalltalk

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Staircase HouseStockport

346Introduction

348 The Story of Mr Jones

352 The pictures

354

Sandy

Excavations in the municipal cemetery reveal evidence for the

Roman small town

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