ill features front cover Jayne Brayne's reconstruction drawing of the Amesbury Archer. Note that his left leg is withered, due to an injury; the copper knife is shown in a sheath over his chest; and there is a wristguard on his left arm. And if the latest radiocarbon dates are correct, the appearance of Stonehenge in the background may be a little premature!
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146 The Amesbury Archer Two Beaker burials have recently been excavated on a new housing estate at Amesbury, not far from Stonehenge. One was a spectacular burial of an archer- but not far away was a second burial of a companion. Andrew Fitzpatrick gives us the first details of the burials featured in a recent television programme
What is the true explanation of the mysterious circular monument close to the Iron Age and Romano-British temple in Oxfordshire?
The first Viking settlement to be found on Anglesey
New excavations by Julian Richards at the only known Viking cemetery in Britain
Liverpool Science Diary
Professor Elizabeth Slater summarises some of the latest Liverpool projects: Dating the Palaeolithic; The Makapansgat project; Sterkfontein caves; and Walking Upright
The Newport Ship 176
Kate Howell follows up our recent news flash on the medieval ship from south Wales