British Archaeology

Archived since February 1995 Complete Archive Bi-monthly
198 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 July August 2024 issue of British Archaeology magazine. Inside we explore the lost monuments of the western Lake District, learn about best practice when it comes to using drones in archaeology, bust a whole load of myths that surround old buildings, explore the sources of silver that re-invigorated Anglo-Saxon coinage, and understand why our early prehistory has so much potential for future research and excavation. We visit Burgi Geos promontory fort, Yell, Shetland, learn more about the planning system and its impact on our historic buildings, celebrate 10 years of the Leeds Young Archaeologists’ Club, learn more about the nation-wide events taking place to celebrate the CBA’s 80th birthday, find out why senior curator (archaeology & world cultures), Bristol Museums, and chair of the CBA Board of Trustees, Gail Boyle fell in love with archaeology, explore the shared history of interpretation between archaeologists and artists, and ask whether archaeology has a drinking problem. Plus news, the world in Antiquity and more.

Subjects: Archaeology, History, Hobby

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  • First Issue: February 1995
  • Latest Issue: July/August 2024
  • Issue Count: 198
  • Published: Bi-monthly
  • ISSN: 2514-3409