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CONTENTS

ISSUE 385

(Vol. XXXIII, No. 1) ❙ April 2022

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FEATURES

18 BRETONS AND BRITONS

Exploring prehistoric Britain’s French connection The cultural ties shared by Britain and Brittany stretch back thousands of years, and can be traced both in the archaeological record and through analysis of place names on either side of the Channel. 28 FROM TENTS TO TOWNS

Tracing Torksey after the Vikings Excavations at Torksey in Lincolnshire have revealed a perhaps more unexpected legacy left by the Viking Great Army’s decision to overwinter there in AD 872: the birth of a thriving Anglo-Saxon town and an innovative pottery industry.

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38 BEYOND THE WALL

Exploring the prehistoric origins of Scotland A new look at brochs, duns, crannogs, and souterrains suggests that the lands that would become Scotland and England were already culturally divergent long before Hadrian’s Wall split Britain in two. 46 PETUARIA REVISITED

Searching for Brough-on-Humber’s lost Roman theatre In the 1930s, a Roman inscription hinting at the presence of a theatre was discovered at Brough-on-Humber. Now, a community project is searching for more clues – uncovering diverse layers of urban life along the way.

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Current Archaeology

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