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Strange ritual practices in Langstone Harbour as two worshippers (Gill Marshalland NeilAdam) insert metal probe into Mother Earth.
Photo Eloine Wakefield, Wessex Archaeology
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Current Archaeology No. 169 Vol.XVNo 1
Published August 2000
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Excavation of a number of neolithic
'ritual' sites: a natural shaft at FirTree
Field,a henge monu-ment at Wyke Down and a burial shaft at
Monkton up Wimborne.
Huge Iron Age slag heap discovered on
Humber wetlands, and also pottery kilns producing this Romano-British face-urn.
Langstone Harbour Survey and investigation of the islands and mud-banks within the harbour.
Frocester Roman Villa
Not just a Roman villa: excavation of a site that was successively an Iron Age farmstead, a collection of Roman barns,
a Roman villa and a Dark Age longhouse and feasting hall.
Reigate Witch Bottle
The scientific inves-
tigation of the contents of a witch bottle.