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CONTENTS issue 294

CONTENTS

(Vol.XXV, No.6) | September 2014 UP FRONT

Letters

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News of London’s Saxon shore; Vindolanda’s first gold coin; Winterborne Kingston:

Snapshot of London’s Saxon shore; Vindolanda’s first gold coin; Winterborne Kingston: family matters; Colchester casualties of the Boudican revolt?; Twin sister for Seahenge; Corieltavi cache in a cave; Antrim’s A26 archaeology; Lost and found

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FEATURES

BURIED VIKINGS

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Excavating Cumwhitton’s cemetery We explore how the chance discovery of a Viking brooch helped to unlock the secrets of a high-status burial ground.

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Behind the scenes at the Grey Friars dig Behind the scenes at the Grey Friars dig

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ON THE COVER Richard III (1452-1485), painted c.1510.

CREDIT: The Society of Antiquaries of London

REGULARS

GREAT STONE CIRCLES

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Beyond ritual and religion Why did our Neolithic ancestors build stone circles? Thought-provoking developments in this debate suggest that we should see them as more than ceremonial centres.

BODYGUARDS, CORPSES, AND CULTS

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Everyday life in the Roman military community at Inveresk Bringing you the latest discoveries, including two spectacular altars, from a cosmopolitan settlement on the north-western edge of the Roman Empire.

FORGOTTEN FLIERS

Revealing Sedgeford’s lost WWI aerodrome Marking the centenary of the First World War, we launch the first of three features investigating British sites linked to the conflict.

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FINDING RICHARD III

Behind the scenes at the Grey Friars dig We catch up on the triumphs and tribulations of excavating a king – and take a sneak peek at the new visitor centre that explores his life and times.

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Exhibition review 48 The Lod Mosaic

Reviews

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Scottish Gold;The Staffordshire Hoard; The Archaeology of Anglo-Jewry in England and Wales1656-c.1880

Scottish Archaeology Month 52 Highlights from this heritage bonanza, taking place across Scotland for the whole of September

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Chris Catling’s irreverent take on heritage issues

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Insight

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David Miles explores the work of Alasdair Whittle, who has transformed our knowledge of Neolithic Britain

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The Scottish Castles Association

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