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Latest issue: Richard III’s remains will be reburied in Leicester Cathedral in March: get the full story, from excavation to reburial, from people who really know – archaeologists. And the Scottish grave that may have been for a Viking king, an old pot on the mantelpiece that changed the history of its owner’s community, and a massive archaeological and art project near Cambridge. Greg Jenner – the history nerd on TV’s Horrible Histories – tells how he missed an opportunity to perform in Edinburgh so he could work on an excavation. Plus treasures, excavations, reviews and more.



Love archaeology?

British Archaeology the UK's most talked about archaeology magazine will suit anyone with a passion for delving into our past - whether you enjoy watching the latest archaeological TV documentaries, visiting historic buildings or digging on ancient sites!

It is an authoritative, in-depth source of information and comment on what’s new, interesting and important in the world of archaeology.

British Archaeology is a bi-monthly publication from the Council for British Archaeology – an educational charity. The established voice for archaeology in the UK, we're here to help you discover, explore and protect our unique heritage.

Among the articles in the trial issue, Mike Pitts reflects on the challenges facing the modern archaeologist, Jim Leary and David Field investigate traces of neolithic religion around Wiltshire's rivers and Sebastian Payne ponders the importance of the scientific side of archaeology.


Books are regularly reviewed in each issue of the magazine while the humorous 'Spoilheap' column keeps tabs on the curious lives of archaeologists. The 'Briefing' section lists the latest fieldwork excursions, excavations and archaeological conferences to keep readers in touch with the CBA network.


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