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Our cover feature takes us inside a well-appointed Roman villa in Dorset. There we find many of the sumptuous, if occasionally garish,…

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Archaeology is alive with uncertainties. Time and again new sites or technologies upend longstanding theories. All this month’s featured sites show the…

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Legend has it that the Rothwell charnel chapel was discovered when a grave digger tumbled into an underground vault stacked with bones.…

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We now know that disaster swiftly struck Must Farm. Construction may not even have been complete when the flames took hold, and…

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Neolithic tombs are often seen as ‘houses for the dead’. Striking similarities between the residences of the living and repositories for the…

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The early years of London seem both uncannily familiar and unimaginably distant. Today, no one would bat an eyelid at Tacitus’ description of a…

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The true nature of the events that played out at Burnswark in the 2nd century AD has long excited speculation. Two Roman camps were…

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A recent excavation campaign at Binchester Roman fort concluded with a spectacular discovery. A trench revealed part of a bathhouse that may be one…

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Twelve thousand years ago, Britain was joined to Europe by a great plain, where Mesolithic people lived and hunted. But as water levels rose,…

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