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85 An Archaeologist at Large In the first of his roving columns for The Past, David Miles, former chief archaeologist of English Heritage and author of the unputdownable Tribes of Britain, reflects on lockdowns, landscapes, and living in France.

94 A Life in Archaeology Guy de la Bédoyère, Time Team’s Roman expert, tells us about his ‘life in archaeology’.

REVIEWS 107 Kindred: Neanderthal Life, Love, Death and Art Neil Faulkner leaves his comfort zone for a foray into the alien world of the Neanderthals, finding Rebecca Wragg Sykes’ Kindred: Neanderthal life, love, death, and art at once fascinating, moving, and lyrical.

112 TURIN’S EGYPTIAN TREASURES The Museo Egizio (Egyptian Museum) in Turin is one of the world’s must-see museums. Nadia Durrani takes us on a tour, in person and online.

EDITORIAL Editors: Dr Nadia Durrani and Dr Neil Faulkner: Designer: Gary Rossin:

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The Past | April/May 2021


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