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Excavating the CA archive: Roman villas – part 1

This latest column from Joe Flatman looks at CA’s coverage of Roman villas. He explores their presence in the magazine from the very first issue, with examples ranging from the well-known to the more obscure.

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Fishy fragment from Chedworth Roman Villa

An artefact excavated from the National Trust’s Chedworth Roman Villa in Gloucestershire has been identified as part of a rare fish-shaped glass bottle, following extensive investigations.

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Current Archaeology 355

This summer has been typically busy for archaeology, and it has been brilliant zipping around to visit as many projects as possible. This issue’s cover story, one of a trio of site visits (more to come in CA 356!), marks the 80th anniversary of the discovery of the great Sutton Hoo ship burial and explores […]

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Current Archaeology 344

On 26 October 1918, the nation received an unusual gift: Stonehenge. The monument had been bought at auction by Sir Cecil Chubb, who later presented it to the British government. Marking the centenary of this episode, we are exploring one of the newest discoveries from the site: the origins of some of the people whose […]

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Roman villa revealed in Cambridge

The remains of a Roman villa and aisled hall have been discovered during a Cambridge Archaeological Unit excavation in advance of the new University of Cambridge development at Eddington, a new district of Cambridge.

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