British Archaeology

Archived since February 1995 Complete Archive

165 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

Our exclusive cover feature reveals the story behind a spectacular Anglo-Saxon helmet from the Staffordshire Hoard. The original was found in over 1,000 fragments of gilded silver, and after years of conservation and research, archaeologists took 18 months to create two scientific reconstructions. A Roman helmet was found within months of the Staffordshire Hoard, at Crosby Garrett in Cumbria: we have its story too, now that its definitive study has been completed. We go underwater to look at an extraordinarily well-preserved warship, HMS Invincible, whose French design had a profound impact on the 18th-century Royal Navy fleet. And we go to the British Museum to see Ashurbanipal, King of the World. With more excavations, discoveries, reviews, news and opinions, this is a packed edition we’ve found hard to keep quiet about!

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: January/ February 2019
  • Issue Count: 165
  • Published: Bi-monthly
  • ISSN: 2514-3409

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