M. W Pitts, ed., (2008). Brit Archaeol (1357-4442) 98. York: Council for British Archaeology.

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Brit Archaeol (1357-4442) 98
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British Archaeology
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03 Mar 2008
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Mike W Pitts
6 - 10
Short items about various archaeological news, including
on the re-opening of the archaeology galleries and Amgueddfa Cymru -- National Museum of Wales
on plans to close the Portable Antiquities Scheme's central unit
on the discovery of part of a second- or third-century AD Roman tombstone at Carberry near Inveresk, commemorating a trooper of the Equites Singulares, the governor's bodyguard
8 - 9
on the opening of a time capsule buried at the centre of Silbury Hill during excavations in 1849; the capsule contained various items including a poem by Emmeline Fisher, a relative of Wordsworth
on the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the Society for Medieval Archaeology
Neil Hawkins
Gary Brown
Jonathan Butler
14 - 17
Article describing excavations at the site of Drapers Gardens in the City of London, where waterlogged remains dating to the first to third centuries AD were uncovered, including ditches, drainage works and fence lines; a possible children's cemetery; a complete timber domestic door; a later north--south road and adjacent buildings, served by timber drains; ovens, kilns, tools and large quantities of leather and animal bone suggesting tanning or bone-working processes; a bear skull; and three timber-lined wells, one of which contained a hoard of nineteen metal household vessels in an exceptional state of preservation.
Paula Levick
Kate Sutton
20 - 23
Article describing a large metal detecting rally held on downland below Segsbury Camp, Letcombe Regis, Oxfordshire, at which finds liaison officers from the Portable Antiquities Scheme and local volunteers worked with the detectorists to record finds and their locations, enabling a more detailed picture of activity in the area, especially from the Bronze Age through to the Roman period, to be pieced together.
Oxford Archaeology
On a survey being undertaken by Oxford Archaeology to investigate nighthawking, the illegal removal of archaeological objects from the ground using a metal detector.
Geoffrey B Dannell
The author argues for the need to ensure that metal detectorists comply with an agreed code of conduct concerning the recovery and recording of archaeological objects.
Mike W Pitts
26 - 27
A selection of artefacts recovered from a previously unknown Anglos-Saxon cemetery near Sleaford, Lincolnshire, is presented; the artefacts were found by a metal detectorist who collaborated with the local finds liaison officer for the Portable Antiquities Scheme in recording the site.
Merryn Dineley
30 - 31
The author describes how the processes of malting, mashing and brewing in the production of ale might be interpreted in the archaeological record, with particular reference to finds and features uncovered at Durrington Walls, Wiltshire, and at Barnhouse, Orkney.
T F Hopkinson-Ball
32 - 37
Article on the architect and antiquarian Frederick Bligh Bond (1864--1945), and in particular on his excavations at Glastonbury Abbey between 1908 and 1921, which were closely linked to his interest in psychical research. Bond's often troubled relationship with the abbey trustees and excavation committee, and with the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society, are also described.
Sebastian Payne
The author describes some of the scientific evidence in the archaeological record for global catastrophes, as presented by M Bailie in New light on the Black Death: the cosmic connection (Tempus 2006).
Mick A Aston
40 - 43
As part of the `Mick's travels' series, the author presents an overview of the Anglo-Saxon and early medieval archaeology of Suffolk. Includes
Jon Cannon
42 - 43
introduction and itinerary of the most noteworthy archaeological sites in Suffolk
Rachael Hall
44 - 47
Article describing the excavation of five iron smelting furnaces at Priors Hall, Corby, Northamptonshire in 2006--7, including a simple bowl structure and seven sunken shaft furnaces. Archaeomagnetic dating and pottery associated with the furnaces date them to the Late Iron Age. The furnaces are described in detail, and a model for their construction and smelting technology is presented.
Nick Merriman
P Bienkowski
Malcolm Chapman
The authors reply to Sebasian Payne's critique of Manchester Museum's new human remains policy (in British Archaeology 97 (2007), page 46).
54 - 55
Articles on websites of interest to archaeologists and those with an interest in archaeology, including
Caroline R Wickham-Jones
the author looks at websites promoting `fringe' archaeology
Thomas Goskar
Chris Brayne
on an interactive website which aims to share the results of archaeological investigations at Heathrow Terminal 5, taking the same landscape-based approach as the fieldwork
Karol Kulik
Angela Piccini
56 - 57
The authors discuss the use of different television formats in the presentation of archaeology.
Lynn Walker
64 - 65
The author reports on the CBA's recent historic building casework.
Matthew Spriggs
The author describes his career in archaeology and his particular areas of interest, drawing parallels between the archaeology of post-Roman Britain and the situation in modern-day Vanuatu in the south Pacific.