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CONTENTS issue 286

(Vol.XXIV, No.10) | January 2014

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Eagle of the Minories; Second Stonehenge bluestone quarry; Mancetter’s daughter of time; Preparing for death in Bronze Age Scotland; Newport Pagnell’s cross words puzzle; Mystery wreck on Bamburgh beach; 6,000-year-old paddle at Bradford Kaims; Solving Jersey’s Neanderthal teething problems

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Time Team at Hastings

Seeking the battlefield where William conquered

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Medieval hospital in Cambridge Experiencing healthcare in the 12th century

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ON THE COVER A diver examines the wreck of the Holland 5 submarine, lost in 1912.

CREDIT: Martin Davies, courtesy of Nautical Archaeology Society

FEATURES

WHEN BRITANNIA RULED THE WAVES

Exploring England’s shipwreck heritage Marking the 40th anniversary of the 1973 Protection of Wrecks Act, we explore relics ancient and modern of our long maritime history.

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THE BATTLE FOR HASTINGS

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Searching for the truth about 1066 The Norman victory at Hastings is one of those dates that every schoolchild knows – but where did the famous battle actually take place? Time Team consider the possibilities.

OLD DIVINITY SCHOOL

Excavating Cambridge’s Medieval hospital cemetery Almost a decade of archaeological work in Cambridge’s historic heart has uncovered the city’s lost hospital cemetery, and traces of a thriving urban population from the Roman period to the 19th century.

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HOW TO BUILD A DOLMEN

Exploring Neolithic construction at Garn Turne Dolmens are an iconic form of chambered tomb. But with capstones weighing over 100 tonnes, how were these monuments created 6,000 years ago?

WELWYN’S ROMAN MYSTERY

A gateway to the underworld? In 1990 Tony Rook uncovered the first of nine peculiar early Roman inhumations, lying in a pit cut into the Hertfordshire chalk. We ask: what do they mean?

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Conference 42 Current Archaeology Live! 2014 is approaching fast. This special section contains the latest details of the timetable, speakers, and Archaeology Awards nominations

Reviews

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Before Farming;The Roman Invasion of Britain;Medieval Life;Time’s Anvil

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Chris Catling’s irreverent take on heritage issues

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Historic Chapels Trust

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