thinking about archaeology

Final British Archaeology of the year

British Archaeology 146.jpgAnd here it is, a farewell to 2015 with a great new magazine. As I wrote earlier, we lead with an exclusive feature about new Stonehenge research. Some of the stones came from Wales. But where? And how did they reach Wiltshire – by glaciers, or human transport? With the discovery of two prehistoric quarries in Pembrokeshire, archaeologists seem to be getting close to answering these age-old questions.British Archaeology 146 Glastonbury.jpgElsewhere we reveal the UK’s oldest iron-smelting site (next to Scunthorpe’s troubled Tata Steel plant), results of a new excavation at the famous Glastonbury Lake Village, and the discovery of strange animal-headed carved figures in Cornwall. Time Crashers’ Cassie Newland describes a life-changing moment in a Melbourne cinema. We report on a bronze age smiths’ house, and attempts to mitigate antiquities looting in Africa. And we celebrate 25 years of a planning policy that transformed British archaeology and our nations’ story – with the news that trends in commercial archaeology appear to be predicting an imminent UK construction boom.British Archaeology 146 Gulval.jpg


3 responses

  1. Reblogged this on The Heritage Trust.

    December 9, 2015 at 12:14 pm

  2. brianjohn891

    Excuse me, but has anybody actually noticed that this is all puff and no evidence?

    December 11, 2015 at 7:17 pm

    • Frank Millar

      It’s all over Brian, time for you to call it a day

      December 11, 2015 at 10:01 pm

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