CONTENTS issue 246
(Vol XXI, No. 6) | September 2010
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t h e FROME HOARD
Britain’s biggest ever pot of Roman coins discovered
Your comments, complaints and compliments.
Excavations at ‘The Theatre’; Swash Channel wreck; Caring for Places of Worship; Earliest Britons; New list of World Heritage candidates; Plans to excavate WWII fighter; Lidar in New Forest; 2010 British Archaeological Awards.
Archaeology dates for your diary.
c u r r e nt a r c h a e ol o g y
ANGLO-SAXON CEMETERIES: SITTINGBOURNE AND WASPERTON
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE:
EVERYISSUE: Latest News • Events • Sherds • Reviews • Feedback • Opinion • Last Word • Odd Socs
Baldock | Burials in Galway | News | Reviews | Inte r view | Sherds| Odd Socs
ON THE COVER The Frome Hoard, during excavation in Somerset.
THE FROME HOARD
Britain’s biggest single coin hoard A massive jar containing over 52,000 Roman coins has been found by a metal detectorist.
Sittingbourne and Wasperton We look at a major new site and the latest report from Wasperton: what do they tell us?
A small town at the end of Roman Britain When did Roman Britain end? New evidence from Baldock addresses this year’s hot topic.
EXCAVATING DEATH IN GALWAY
Newford, Ballygaraun and Carrowkeel Evidence from the N6 road scheme in Ireland sheds new light on mortuary archaeology.
Local History on the Ground; The Archaeology of Human Bones; Silbury:Resolving the enigma; Boudica to Raedwald:East Anglia’s relations with Rome
Alice Roberts is one of TV archaeology’s most recognisable faces. She shares the details of her new BBC Two series, Digging for Britain.
Chris Catling’s irreverent take on heritage issues.
The Pylon Society
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