On the cover:
- Ancient patriarch died in dagger fight
An unusual grave in West Sussex dating from 2300BC
- Heritage survey
We search for the ancient remains of the Ordnance Survey
Among other stories:
- Roman sailor comes home to Durham
Unique Roman find records how a Yorkshireman joined the German fleet before retiring with Roman citizenship.
- Clachtoll broch
- 2,000 years ago, a Scottish community fled its burning tower. Local people have excavated the ruin, revealing stories of the past and creating a monument for the future.
- Burnt timbers
- Flame-shaped marks on timbers in old houses are common: they look like accidents with candles, but there is another, stranger explanation.
- Where the ill of medieval Scotland went to die in
- Analysis of a cemetery on the Isle of May has revealed an extraordinarily high incidence of terminal diseases, including what may be the UK’s earliest known case of prostate cancer.
- Vikings return
An iconic excavation in Derbyshire seemed to confirm a historical report of a Viking camp, but over the years doubts grew. New studies have confirmed that the Viking Great Army really did stay at Repton.
- Westminster Hall
- Continuing our coverage of repairs to the Palace of Westminster, a Lord reports on what he saw in the roof of Westminster Hall
- Building bridges
When Roman Britain needed roads and public buildings, and the stone to build them, there was only one organisation the empire could turn to: the military
Our 13th tribute to some of the archaeologists and lovers of antiquity who died in the past year
- My archaeology
Jennifer Wexler, an archaeologist told by the Home Office to leave the UK
- Greg Bailey on TV
BBC4 is invaded by aggressive hyperbole
Equinox, rain on an engraved megalith, and Animal, Vegetable, Mineral?
- Sharp focus
A neolithic tomb in Wales
The 25 Year Environment Plan
Public archaeology, and a history of Yorkshire
What archaeology can tell the world about errors and lies
The UK’s only archaeological events listing, with exhibition reviews