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CONTENTS (Vol XXI, No. 4) | July 2010
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Monastery found on Mull; Saxon settlement in Gloucestershire; Irish high crosses at risk; Indiana Gill and the ‘toxic antiquities’; From Tunisia to Ipswich; Insights into Roman Carlisle; Civic Voice launch; Nottingham’s hidden caves.
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ALSOFEATUREDINTHISISSUE:The Mildenhall Treasure • Excavating the Slums of Belfast Rewriting the Age of Arthur • Archaeology 2009
WESTMINSTER ABBEY'S CHAPTER HOUSE RESTORED WESTMINSTER ABBEY'S CHAPTER HOUSE RESTORED
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EVERYISSUE: Latest News • Events • Sherds • Reviews • Feedback • Opinion • Last Word • Odd Socs
Deviant Burials | Birds in archaeology | News | I nte r v iew | Last Word | Odd Socs
ON THE COVER The skull of a child, buried between 1735-1805, found on the Thames foreshore by a metal-detectorist in 2009.
Archaeology dates for your diary.
Excavating the Thames We report on a new project to study and record London’s biggest archaeological site.
THE DEVIANT DEAD
Roman Britain’s unusual burials A fresh look at evidence from the cemeteries of Roman Britain: what does it all mean?
WESTMINSTER ABBEY CHAPTER HOUSE
‘A structure perfect in itself’ The ten-year restoration programme reveals a lost history and hidden architectural gems.
BIRDS IN ARCHAEOLOGY
Compiling the evidence The first comprehensive look at our feathered friends in the archaeological record.
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The English Coast:A History and a Prospect;The Celtic Revolution; Lancashire’s Sacred Landscape; Dining and Dwelling.
Dr Mike Heyworth discusses the past, present and future of the Council for British Archaeology.
Chris Catling’s irreverent take on heritage issues.
Good idea, wrong architect? Editor in Chief Andrew Selkirk’s opinion of the British Museum’s plans for expansion.
The Ancient Yew Group
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