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Roundhouses: 3,000 years of prehistoric design In CA 21 (1970), we reported that only 200 roundhouses were known to archaeology. Today, the number of excavated roundhouses has risen to more than 4,000. Rachel Pope tells CA what has been learned about the design, use, and landscape setting of British prehistory’s standard ‘family home’.
Enamelled vessels from Roman Britain: Celtic art and tourist knick-knacks Archaeologists are agreed that most of the bigger enamelled vessels of the Roman period came from Britain ‘Britain produces gold, silver, and other metals,’ declared Tacitus around AD 100. So, were Celtic artists making tourist knick-knacks for Roman soldiers the Roman period came from Britain ‘Britain produces gold, silver, and other metals,’ declared Tacitus around AD 100. So, were Celtic artists making tourist knick-knacks for Roman soldiers to take back home? Examples of their work has been found throughout Europe. Leading expert Ernst Künzl puts a British ‘souvenir’ into context.
Inspired by Stonehenge Archaeologist Julian Richards has been collecting Stonehenge memorabilia for almost 30 years. From the serious and the educational to the absurd and the fanciful, Stonehenge is the subject of a truly diverse range of souvenirs. Julian's collection now forms the