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Past issue 160

On the cover: Beakers

How ancient DNA is changing the way we think about prehistoric Britain

British Archaeology 160 cover showing Stonehenge.

Among other stories:

  • Stonehenge without borders
    We survey the unprecedented amount of fieldwork happening around Stonehenge
  • The excluded dead
    An unusual Anglo-Saxon and early medieval execution cemetery on Weyhill Road, Andover
  • The Driffield hoards
    Excavating a pair of late bronze age axe hoards in Yorkshire
  • National Trust archaeologists
    What do they do? Archaeologists describe their work in houses and landscapes around England and Wales

Regulars include 

  • News
    A neolithic elk from Cambridgeshire
  • Letters
    Wristguards and benchmarks
  • Greg Bailey on TV
    Emoting about civilisations
  • Sharp focus
    A slab-shrine at Killabuonia, Co Kerry
  • Correspondent
    The Mick Aston Archaeology Fund
  • Casefiles
    A Herefordshire threshing barn
  • Books
    Ancient genetics, a London cemetery and Irish excavations
  • Spoilheap
    The challenging promise of new sciences
  • Briefing
    The UK's only archaeological events listing, with exhibition reviews

Getting hold of back issues

Past issues of British Archaeology magazine can be purchased online via our web shop.

Alternatively, Members of the Council for British Archaeology have full access to a complete digital back catalogue of every issue ever printed. Plus of course, Members get the latest issue delivered to their door before it goes on sale in newsagents so you need never miss an issue again. You can find out more about the benefits of becoming a Member here.

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