Current Archaeology 215 (Vol XVIII, No. 11) February 2008
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Silbury Hill: A last look inside Silbury Hill is one of Britain’s most enigmatic and impressive prehistoric monuments. Plagued by structural problems and frequent collapse as a result of unsympathetic excavation and tunnelling in the past, the landmark mound was in serious danger. We take you inside for a last look, and delve into English Heritage’s newly completed conservation project.
3D Laser Scanning for Heritage: The future of the past? 3D Laser Scanning has come a long way since 1990 and is a regular, if still
changing, tool for archaeologists, conservators and building specialists. English Heritage Chief Archaeological Advisor David Miles explains how thefascinating technology has evolved, and how it is changing the way we ‘see’ archaeology.
Hungate: The archaeology of modern urban poverty Seebohm Rowntree’s revolutionary 1901 study of poverty and town life in York inspired decades of social reform to eradicate poverty and construct a welfare state. Hungate, the area of Rowntree’s study, is today one of the most overlooked parts of historic York. However, all that is changing as