British Archaeology

Archived since February 1995 Complete Archive Bi-monthly
197 issues
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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
Welcome to the May/June 2024 issue of British Archaeology magazine. Inside you'll find out how old the giant of Cerne Hill really is, and how he has changed over the centuries, how a community came together to unearth the lives of women and children who lived at Liverpool’s old docks, what archaeologists can do to solve the world’s ‘wicked problems’, and how archaelogy made a deep impression on the men serving sentences at Erlestoke Prison. We visit Holy Island, learn why the CBA objected to a solar farm being constructed on land adjacent to Richborough in Kent, the place from which the Romans launched their invasion. We learn of a social prescribing project in York that uses archaeology to address well-being, find out what the CBA Youth Advisory Board wants to achieve in the coming year, and explore the interface between art and archaeology. Plus news, the world in Antiquity and more.

Subjects: Archaeology, History, Hobby

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  • First Issue: February 1995
  • Latest Issue: May/June 2024
  • Issue Count: 197
  • Published: Bi-monthly
  • ISSN: 2514-3409