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Issue 174 of British Archaeology out now!
ON THE COVER
STONEHENGE SARSENS SOURCED
A pioneering study claims to have shown that the sarsens, all the large stones at Stonehenge, were brought by the monument’s builders from the Marlborough Downs 20 miles to the north, identifying an area at West Woods, not proposed before, as the likely source. In an exclusive feature for British Archaeology, the research team explain how they did it
AMONG OTHER STORIES
Immigration, isolation and elite incest
The lead scientist of a new study explains the extraordinary results from ancient DNA from hunters and early farmers in Ireland, with direct tests conducted especially for British Archaeology that reflect on the origins of the first farmers to cross into south-east England
Britain’s first Viking helmet?
A broken iron helmet was found by workmen in North Yorkshire in the 1950s, but no one was sure what it was. A new study had a surprising outcome
Community archaeology and the Blitz
When London was most under threat during the Second World war, a well-organised city saved it from the worst possible outcomes. Now a community archaeology programme has discovered one of its hidden achievements
Significant Roman find
A lead ingot inscribed with the name of a governor of Britannia during the rule of Nero is said to be one of the most significant Roman artefacts recorded in Britain in modern times
Neolithic monument faced midwinter dawn
Excavation at Wellwick Farm, Buckinghamshire has revealed remains of a 65m-diameter ring of posts, with five large posts at the centre comparable to the five trilithons at Stonehenge, orientated on midwinter sunrise
Planning for an autumn lockdown
Ten tips for running community archaeology meetings in a time of Covid-19
* CBA Correspondent
Widening inclusion and participation in archaeology increases impact and legacy
* My archaeology
Raksha Dave, an archaeologist who might have been an actor
Iron Age buckets from Kent and how Westminster burnt down
* Greg Bailey on TV
Samira Ahmed’s Art of Persia
* Sharp focus
Walsingham priory church
Lowestoft Post Office
Roman Gloucester and a medieval execution cemetery
A message for archaeology in tumbling statues