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CONTENTS issue 272

(Vol XXIII, No.8) | November 2012

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News

Hallmarks of greatness; Unpicking Hollingbourne’s henge; A second sister for the Orkney Venus; An update from Ardnamurchan; Expanding Papcastle; Buying the boar; Falmouth’s pioneering vessel; Rounding up heritage crime

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R i c h a r d III | S h a p w i c k |

Mary Rose | A e ri a l p h o t o g r a p h y FULL STORY

Is it really him? The search for Richard III The search for Richard III

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Raising the Mary Rose

30 years of research on a Tudor time capsule

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The origins of Shapwick Mick Aston’s investigation of a Medieval parish

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ON THE COVER By far the most famous portrait of Richard III, painted more than a century after the death of the king. Has the missing body of this monarch been located under a Leicester car park?

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FEATURES RICHARD III

The search for the last Plantagenet king Have Leicester University archaeologists uncovered the final resting place of one of England’s most infamous monarchs?

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REGULARS

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SHAPWICK

10,000 years of a Somerset parish Mick Aston and Teresa Hall guide us through their research into the development of Medieval rural settlement.

MARY ROSE

Celebrating three decades of research On the 30th anniversary of the famous wreck being raised, we look back on a flagship conservation project.

THE PAST FROM THE AIR

The origins of aerial photography Exploring the high-flying pioneers of an essential archaeological resource.

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Context

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An aerial overview of the Bamburgh Research Project

Reviews

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Monkbridge Ironworks;The Archaeology of the South Downs National Park; Roman Nottinghamshire;Roman Soldiers and the Roman Army

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Chris Catling’s irreverent take on heritage issues

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Last Word

Andrew Selkirk talks about new ventures in crowd-sourced digging

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Odd Socs

The British Society of Master Glass Painters

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