Issues

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What are the outstanding achievements in British  archaeology? The British Archaeological Awards set out  every two years to survey the field of archaeology and pick  out some of the outstanding work done. This issue of Current  Archaeology is devoted to the Awards that reached their  climax in Belfast on 8th October 2004. There are fourteen […]

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How should we look after our historic towns? At Lincoln,  English Heritage has been sponsoring a new way of  assessing them, a project that will certainly be a world  beater. Instead of just one research agenda for the town,  there are now no fewer than 550 research agendas,  arranged by era and each covering a […]

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This issue marks the opening of the 17th volume of Current Archaeology, so it is  time for a new look, and a new layout. We are introducing perfect binding which  has been so well received in Current World Archaeology – so the magazine  now has a spine. There is also a new modem layout – […]

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CA 192

More Iron Age gold has been found in north-west Norfolk. Our lead story this issue  comes from my own site at Sedgeford. Set up as an Anglo-Saxon dig in 1996, not  only have we now hit the Iron Age, we have hit treasure – not once but twice, first with a hoard of 39 gold […]

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CA 191

Iron Age warriors are in the news again, and three sites in quite different  regions of Britain allow us to compare and contrast burial practices and  equipment. At Brisley Farm, near Ashford in east Kent, two very late Iron  Age warriors seem to have been revered for years into the Roman period,  making us wonder […]

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We start this issue with a spectacular new discovery: an Anglo-Saxon royal  burial fit to compare with Sutton Hoo. Though the body had completely  rotted away, the wooden burial chamber had been preserved by sand  seeping through cracks to fill the air space, leaving artefacts still hanging on  walls just where they had been placed […]

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CA 189

Have the Treasure Hunters won? For the past generation, treasure hunters  have been the bête noire of archaeologists, yet suddenly, everything seems to  be going their way. There is a new Treasure Act; the BBC puts on a much  criticised series; there are two new books and even the British Museum has  put on a […]

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