British Archaeology

Archived since February 1995 Complete Archive

155 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

Surrounded by naked women, gods and mythical creatures, Bacchus gazes out from the centre of a huge platter, the centrepiece of the Mildenhall Roman treasure. Our front cover features this extraordinary hoard, found 75 years ago and newly revealed in this edition in its full splendour. There are Vikings (did they settle down in England, or not?), waves of bronze age immigrants (maybe), and an eccentric Victorian gentleman. Most of all, there are stories, from the father and daughter buried apart 4,000 years ago and re-united by DNA, to a discovery in the Avebury world heritage site whose great significance has only now been realised, 25 years after it was excavated. This is the ever-changing world of British archaeology.

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: First Issue: February 1995
  • Latest Issue: July/ August 2017
  • Issue Count: 155
  • Published: Bi-monthly
  • ISSN: 2514-3409

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