CONTENTS issue 261
(Vol XXII, No.9) | December 2011
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Extinct animals Neolithic migrants
Life under the uplands
Your comments, complaints, and compliments.
Kent’s latest home from Rome; Ringing the changes on the North Downs; Pictish symbol stone found on Highland farm; The case for community archaeology; the Antonine Wall on display; Roman west not so wild
Archaeological dates for your diary.
FEATURES UNDER THE UPLANDS
Cave archaeology in the Yorkshire and Lancashire Dales New research is allowing the conclusions of pioneering cave archaeologists to be tested – and revealing an underground world of extinct animals and Roman cults.
Cemetery, settlement, and life beside the East Anglian Fens What can the graves of a pregnant woman, an old warrior, and an unusual number of children tell us about life and death in the 6th century?
Alderney’s Roman fort? Is the enigmatic site overlooking Longy Bay a Medieval ruin or a remarkably well-preserved Roman military fortification?
THE WARRENS OF BRECKLAND
From rabbits to riches ‘Bunny huggers’ fight back with a new study of the historic rabbit farms that helped shape the landscape of Norfolk and Suffolk.
c u r r e nt a r c h a e ol o g y
New Roman fort Best preserved in the British Isles
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The lost childrenA Saxon mystery of infant mortality
ON THE COVER Caverns measurable to man. A caver takes time out from digging to admire the rock formations in Shuttleworth Pot.
COVER IMAGE: Pete Monk
Some initial details to whet your appetite for the upcoming conference.
Frontiers of Imperial Rome;Brooches in Late Iron Age and Roman Britain; Visions of Ancient Leicester; Rediscovering Bradford
Chris Catling’s irreverent take on heritage issues.
Last Word Andrew Selkirk 60-year project to reconstruct a lost Tudor palace
Andrew Selkirk celebrates the 60-year project to reconstruct a lost Tudor palace.
Odd Socs The
The Regional Furniture Society
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