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UPFRONT 3 EDITOR’S LETTER 6 LETTERS

Your comments, complaints, and compliments

8 NEWS

Walberton’s ‘warrior’ burial; Medieval remains under Somerset House; Anglo-Saxon buildings beneath Bath Abbey; Medieval priestly burial found at Lincoln Cathedral; Roman discoveries in Llanwern; Science Notes; Durham City’s ‘earliest inhabitant’ identified; Finds Tray

14 NEWS FOCUS

The Barrow Clump fork: reconstructing the story of a prisoner of war

16 COMMENT

Joe Flatman excavates the CA archive

18 CONTEXT

Island story: La Hougue Bie, Jersey

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CULTURE

56 REVIEWS

Early Medieval Settlement in Upland Perthshire: Excavations at Lair, Glen Shee 2012-17; The Medieval Priory and Hospital of St Mary Spital and the Bishopsgate Suburb: Excavations at Spitalfields Market, London E1, 1991-2007; 50 Roman Finds from the Portable Antiquities Scheme; Britannia Surveyed: new light on early Roman Britain through the work of military surveyors; The Beau Street, Bath Hoard; Into the Wildwoods: explore the Mesolithic in Scotland’s native woodlands

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Fashion of Archaeology at Sutton Hoo 62 MUSEUM NEWS

Acquisitions, exhibitions, and key decisions 63 CALENDAR

Our selection of exhibitions and events 64 SHERDS

Chris Catling’s irreverent take on heritage issues 66 ODD SOCS

The Isle of Wight Society

ON THE COVER A reconstruction of the ornate crested helmet buried with the Iron Age North

Bersted warrior.

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Chichester District Council

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Resistance fighter? Ruler? Refugee?

Reconstructing the story of an Iron Age warrior

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Viking runes in an Orkney tomb

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Exploring Sark’s secluded secrets

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