Current Archaeology 382

• Tracing the rise and fall of Syon Abbey
• Cladh Hallan: the roundhouse way of life in South Uist
• Neolithic art in the Stonehenge landscape
• The architecture of England’s co-operative movement
• Richborough’s Roman amphitheatre…

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Current Archaeology LIVE! 2022

We are pleased to announce the latest details of the upcoming Current Archaeology conference. CA Live! 2022 will take place over the weekend of 25-27 February, and like last year, it will be held online, with all the talks going live on our YouTube channel (www.youtube.com/c/currentarchaeology) on the Friday morning…

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Museums, exhibitions, and events in December 2021

There is a great selection of new exhibitions and events taking place at museums and heritage sites around the UK in the coming months, whether you’re interested in how the Romans exercised or the history of Rapa Nui. There are also plenty of ways to enjoy history, archaeology, and heritage…

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Digging up memories

An immersive online exhibition hosted by the Vindolanda Trust uses the extraordinary range of wooden artefacts excavated at the Roman fort to evoke memories and forge connections with communities who lived 2,000 years ago. CA reports.…

Aerial archaeology

The distinctive lozenge-shaped ramparts of Whitley Castle Roman Fort, situated north-west of Alston in Cumbria, survive as earthworks that are clearly visible in aerial photographs like this one.…

Neolithic artistry from the Stonehenge landscape

Cutting-edge photographic techniques have shed illuminating light on a series of carved chalk plaques excavated close to Stonehenge. What have they revealed about artistic endeavour in Neolithic Britain? CA explores a new study by Bob Davis, Phil Harding, and Matt Leivers.…

The Hadrian’s Wall Military Way: a frontier road explored

It is always stimulating to be reminded how much more remains to be said about Hadrian’s Wall, a Roman frontier system that is often believed – from an archaeological perspective – to have been ‘done’. Despite centuries of scholarly scrutiny, there are key gaps in knowledge about every element of…

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