Find out what's in issue 107...out now! The July/August issue of British
Archaeology is packed full of all the latest archaeology news and
excavation reports, plus more than a few evil spirits...
Magic and mystery surround the recent discovery of a 17th century "Witch
bottle" from Greenwich in southeast London. We give you details of the
latest analysis on its bizarre contents. Plus, Rick Turner remembers
what it was like to excavate Cheshire "bog body" Lindow Man and Gill Hey
explains the process of reconstructing the Devil's Quoits prehistoric
The new issue comes with a complete guide to the 2009 Festival of
British Archaeology (18 July - 2 August at
http://www.archaeologyfestival.org.uk/), giving you details of over 500
events (600 online) across the whole of the UK, from Unst in the far
north of Shetland to Guernsey in the English Channel and County Armagh
to the Margate on the eastern coast of England.
Plus all the regular articles on Mick's Travels with Time Team's Mick
Aston, On the Web, Spoilheap, In View (featuring an interview with
Michael Wood), Science and more.
See http://www.britarch.ac.uk/ba for details of the magazine's contents.
British Archaeology is a bimonthly members' magazine from the CBA that
is also available by subscription, and in larger WHSmith stores, Borders
and the best independent newsagents.
As always, the magazine contains Briefing, the CBA's comprehensive list
of fieldwork, conferences and other events or activities around the UK.
The British Archaeology witch bottle story has already been picked up by
a number of daily newspapers, including:
* The Times
* Daily Mail
* New Scientist