British Archaeology

Archived since February 1995 Complete Archive

176 issues

Love archaeology?

British Archaeology the UK's most talked about archaeology magazine will suit anyone with a passion for delving into our past - whether you enjoy watching the latest archaeological TV documentaries, visiting historic buildings or digging on ancient sites!

It is an authoritative, in-depth source of information and comment on what’s new, interesting and important in the world of archaeology.

British Archaeology is a bi-monthly publication from the Council for British Archaeology – an educational charity. The established voice for archaeology in the UK, we're here to help you discover, explore and protect our unique heritage.

Among the articles in the trial issue, Mike Pitts reflects on the challenges facing the modern archaeologist, Jim Leary and David Field investigate traces of neolithic religion around Wiltshire's rivers and Sebastian Payne ponders the importance of the scientific side of archaeology.

Books are regularly reviewed in each issue of the magazine while the humorous 'Spoilheap' column keeps tabs on the curious lives of archaeologists. The 'Briefing' section lists the latest fieldwork excursions, excavations and archaeological conferences to keep readers in touch with the CBA network.

Latest issue

A rock that holds the story of humanity: our cover shows a flint nodule rebuilt by archaeologists from the debris left when someone made a flint knife – its shape can be seen from the hollow it left. This is part of the extraordinary evidence for how a group of people butchered a horse at Boxgrove, West Sussex, 480,000 years ago. We tell the story of the dig, of what was found, and how archaeologists pieced it all together to gain unique insights into early human behaviour. Also featured are archaeologists in a World War Two propaganda movie, an Anglo-Saxon hall newly built in Oxfordshire, and the search for the grave of an unjustly hanged man. With new columns including a review of archaeology around the world and all our usual regulars, this is a packed edition of the UK’s best archaeology magazine.

Subjects: Archaeology, History

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Love archaeology?

British Archaeology the UK's most talked about archaeology magazine will suit anyone with a passion for delving into our past - whether you enjoy watching the latest archaeological TV documentaries, visiting historic buildings or digging on ancient sites!

It is an authoritative, in-depth source of information and comment on what’s new, interesting and important in the world of archaeology.

British Archaeology is a bi-monthly publication from the Council for British Archaeology – an educational charity. The established voice for archaeology in the UK, we're here to help you discover, explore and protect our unique heritage.

Among the articles in the trial issue, Mike Pitts reflects on the challenges facing the modern archaeologist, Jim Leary and David Field investigate traces of neolithic religion around Wiltshire's rivers and Sebastian Payne ponders the importance of the scientific side of archaeology.

Books are regularly reviewed in each issue of the magazine while the humorous 'Spoilheap' column keeps tabs on the curious lives of archaeologists. The 'Briefing' section lists the latest fieldwork excursions, excavations and archaeological conferences to keep readers in touch with the CBA network.

  • First Issue: February 1995
  • Latest Issue: November/December 2020
  • Issue Count: 176
  • Published: Bi-monthly
  • ISSN: 2514-3409

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