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British Archaeology magazine

British Archaeology magazine is a bi-monthly magazine that looks in depth at the latest archaeology news, discoveries and research within the UK and from British Archaeologists working overseas. 

It is available from major high street newsagents, via print or digital subscription, and is included as one of the membership benefits to members of the Council for British Archaeology.

Issue 158 of British Archaeology – out now!

On the cover: Bloomberg London

The inside story of how an excavation in the City of London led to a new museum in the basement of Bloomberg’s new European HQ.

Issue 158 cover showing the new London Mithraeum..

Among other stories

  • Westminster Hall
    Repairs to the roof of Westminster Hall are underway, but why are archaeologists excluded from examining one of the great wonders of medieval Europe?
  • Like Stonehenge megaliths – in flint
    Phil Harding, Time Team archaeologist and flint expert, is in awe of a group of flint “cores”, the most recent of which was found in the Avebury world heritage site
  • Too much treasure
    20 years ago archaeologists welcomed the Treasure Act. Why do they now want help?
  • Hendraburnick Quoit
    A Cornish megalithic ruin has a message from the past
  • Animal, Vegetable Mineral?
    Remembering the original archaeology TV series, with an audience that could compete with that of modern soaps
  • Prehistoric feasts
    Glenfield Park, the dig where 11 cauldrons have been found at an iron age settlement
  • Auckland Castle
    Major excavations at a 900-year-old castle that was once home to the UK’s only prince bishops

Regulars include

  • News
    A great Romanesque abbey found under a garden shed
  • Letters
    Diversity in Anglo-Saxon Kent, and aliens in Orkney
  • Greg Bailey on TV
    Letters from Baghdad, a film about Gertrude Bell
  • Sharp focus
    A medieval waterfront in Hull
  • My archaeology
    Rachel Whiteread, an artist informed by place and history
  • Correspondent
    What future for museums and archaeological archives?
  •  Casefiles
    Hangar Pillbox, Tollerton Airport
  • Books
    On the Ocean, and Hadrian’s Wall
  • Spoilheap
    Stories from the bronze age
  • Briefing
    The UK's only archaeological events listing, with exhibition reviews

British Archaeology has been in print for more than 20 years! You can see a free preview of an older issue here.

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