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Cover Story Features News Views Reviews From the editor The island of Rousay is only around four miles long, but it boasts such an extraordinary richness of archaeological remains – with sites almost outnumbering people – that it has earned the nickname ‘the Egypt of the North’. Our cover story…

Current World Archaeology 117

• ‘The city thirsts’: the most extensive water supply system in the ancient world
• The Priest of Pututus: a unique Andean tomb
• Conjuring Mongolian deer stones: seeking the meaning of enigmatic monoliths
• The man in the parcel: unravelling a mortuary mystery
• Ireland: the prehistoric passage tombs of Knowth and…

Military History Matters 132

• Clash in the Pacific: the fight for Guadalcanal
• Ignorance in war: from Balaclava to Vietnam
• The pirate menace: the dark side of privateering
• The Spanish Civil War: a country divided
• ‘For battle it was none’: the murder of Evesham, 1265…

Current Archaeology 395

• The Harpole Treasure: early medieval Britain’s most significant female burial
• 20 years of discoveries at the Ness of Brodgar
• Return to Priors Hall: a Roman villa estate near Corby
• Weeley Barracks: echoes of the Napoleonic wars in Essex
• Penywyrlod: uncovering the Cotswold-Severn long cairn and barrow…

Minerva Magazine 199

• Painting Pompeii: how Roman houses were decorated
• Silk Road oases: exploring ancient Uzbekistan
• Chariot kings: the evolving image of the pharaoh
• Shock and awe: the imaginative work of Henry Fuseli
• Persia and beyond: the mythical legend of Alexander the Great in the East…

Current Archaeology 394

• St James’s Palace: from leper hospital to royal residence
• Excavating Dings Roman villa
• Marks of devotion: surveying graffiti in St Magnus Cathedral
• Celebrating a pioneer of aerial photography…

Ancient Egypt Magazine 134

• Warrior Tutankhamun: fragile pharaoh no more
• The first resurrection of Tutankhamun
• Howard Carter: his lasting legacy as an artist
• Medicine and healing: treating the sick in ancient Egypt
• Exploring the ancient Egyptian diet
• Exhibition: Daughters of the Nile…

Current World Archaeology 116

• Ötzi: life and death of the iceman
• Gifts for the gods: fascinating finds from an ancient sanctuary in Italy
• The ‘Qurna Queen’: Nubia’s influence on Egypt
• Hieroglyphs: unlocking a lost world
• United Arab Emirates: rock art and a hidden landscape
• Thailand: inside prehistoric houses…

Military History Matters 131

• The USSR at war: five battles that shaped a communist state
• The Mosquito men: the unsung heroes of 627 Squadron
• Born in blood: the fight for Irish independence
• Dunkirk: the German view
• The fight for Sweden: the Battle of Brunkeberg, 1471…

Current Archaeology 393

• Caistor St Edmund: an aqueduct in Roman Norfolk
• Chedworth Roman villa: exploring over 150 years of interpretation
• Little London: encountering Emperor Nero at Silchester
• Traprain Law hoard: a Late Roman puzzle
• A lost battle in the Roman Lake District?
• City of Gallows: the stories behind London's history of public…

Minerva Magazine 198

• Prayer and poetry: Enheduanna and the women of Mesopotamia
• Circles of stone: Japan’s prehistoric monuments
• Vindelev hoard: power and gold before the Vikings
• Classical currents: ancient Greece and Rome in early US history
• Deciphering the Rosetta Stone…

Current Archaeology 392

• Setting the scene: insights into early medieval England
• The migration question: exploring the history of the ‘Anglo-Saxons’
• Archaeogenetics: illuminating the past with DNA
• New evidence from Anglo-Saxon cemeteries
• Uncovering family tales and African ancestry
• What can isotopes add to the picture?
• Revisiting the Adventus Saxonum…

Current World Archaeology 115

• Japan’s stone circles: secrets from mysterious monuments
• Lost cities of Bolivia: discoveries in the Amazon
• Hunters and gatherers? Re-examining women’s lives in the Ice Age (out on The Past soon)
• France: Narbonne’s new archaeological museum
• Italy: First World War echoes at Sexten…

Military History Matters 130

• The Spanish Armada: what really happened in 1588?
• Flawed genius: Monty at Alamein
• The Cuban Missile Crisis
• The Battle of Mohács, 1526
• Hell and high water: submarine warfare…

Current Archaeology 391

• Is this archaeology? A story of Lego lost at sea
• HMS Northumberland: diving a victim of the Great Storm of 1703
• Reconstructing medieval London Bridge and its houses, 1209-1761
• New insights into the Stonehenge bluestones
• Napoleonic-era mining at Alderley Edge…

Minerva Magazine 197

• Revealing the riches of China’s Bronze Age kingdoms
• Mithras: mysteries of a Roman cult
• Ancient Egypt and modern art (out 24 August)
• The elusive cave writing of Lascaux
• From remarkable medieval women to famous discoveries…

Current Archaeology 390

• Decoding the dolmens of northern Europe
• Sourcing the stones of Hadrian’s Wall
• Exploring Blick Mead’s Mesolithic landscape
• Uist unearthed: Hebridean archaeology goes virtual
• Dulverton House: from abbey infirmary to academic accommodation…

Current World Archaeology 114

• Maya underworld: subterranean secrets in Mexico
• The many faces of feminine power
• Into the desert: a pioneering journey to Palmyra
• A pub crawl around Pompeii
• Archaeology on screen
• What the Romans did for Athens…

Military History Matters 129

• The BBC at war: how the broadcaster came of age during WWII
• Rome’s frontier: conflict and Hadrian’s Wall
• Hitler’s doomed offensive
• The worst leaders in history?
• When Britain and the US almost went to war…

Current Archaeology 389

• HMS Invincible: excavating a Georgian time capsule
• 50 years at Butser Ancient Farm
• Indigenous life on the Roman frontier
• Cissbury Ring: Neolithic flint mines in the digital age
• Canterbury: new approaches to saving heritage
• The collections of the Society of Antiquaries of London…

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