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CONTENTS issue 245

(Vol XXI, No. 5) | August 2010

UP FRONT

Letters

Your comments, complaints and compliments.

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News

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Gladiator cemetery; Dartford Neanderthals; Grimes Graves Goddess returns; Dorchester’s new Roman sites; Chiswick House gardens; new Museum of London galleries open; Colchester’s UNESCO bid; East Oxford’s past.

CALENDAR

Archaeology dates for your diary.

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ON THE COVER The Sea Stallion, a reconstructed Viking ship, sets sail from Roskilde on its way to Dublin.

REGULARS

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FEATURES

RAIDERS AND TRADERS

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New research on the Vikings Recent discoveries are causing a re-think of the Vikings and their place in our history.

WHITHORN PRIORY

Burials at the tomb of St Ninian Historic excavations at Scotland’s Cradle of Christianity have finally been published.

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EXCAVATING ALL SAINT’S

A Medieval church rediscovered Excavations have revealed the location of a ‘lost’ church as well as mysterious mass graves.

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THE ROMAN ARMY IN THE PENNINES

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Re-routing a lost Roman Road Amateur archaeologists have found evidence that re-draws the route of Margary 712.

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l Trust ica log

Arc haeo

: Canterbury

PHOTO

Reviews

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AD 410:the Year that Shook Rome; Excavations at Bowes and Lees Rigg; Visiting the Past:a guide to finding and understanding Britain’s past; Kentish sites and sites of Kent:a miscellany of four archaeological sites.

Interview

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Conservator Dana Goodburn-Brown explains her revolutionary approach to archaeology conservation, deep in the heart of a suburban shopping centre.

Sherds

Chris Catling’s irreverent take on heritage issues.

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Odd Socs

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Save our Parsonages and the Rectory Society.

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