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“ …the major source of archaeological information remains The London Archaeologist. The articles and site reports in that periodical are invaluable.”

~Peter Ackroyd, London, The Biography

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Mesolithic structure discovered on Vauxhall foreshore: photo Nathalie Cohen For anyone interested in the history, heritage or archaeology of the capital, London Archaeologist is essential reading. Since 1968 it has been the periodical of record for the London area, covering every major archaeological discovery, period, event and issue.
Relaunched in 2007, the magazine's coverage and activities have expanded, and its circulation has increased by 30%. London Archaeologist now includes a broader range of content than ever:
  • excavation reports
  • historical articles
  • artefact and finds studies
  • monograph and report previews
  • archaeologist interviews
  • local society profiles
  • museum and exhibition reports
  • news
  • commentary
  • book reviews
  • events diary
  • ...and more


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Every London Archaeologist published from the first issue in 1968 to the autumn issue 2010 can now be accessed free on the Archaeology Data Service - ADS. It's an amazing resource for researchers and browsing through the early issues offers a fascinating look at how archaeology has changed.
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Join Thames Discovery Programme and Nautical Archaeology Society for a major new conference in November

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Now out - Summer 2014

  • Roman and medieval defences at Ludgate
  • finds from a medieval City ditch
  • pottery from a medieval tenement
  • Inspector of Ancient Monuments

    and on the cover, a terracotta roundell of the Emperor Tiberius, one of 11 commissioned by Cardinal Wolsey from Florentine Giovanni de Maiano in 1521 and recently restored at Hampton Court.

    …plus commentary, news, letter to the editor and events diary.

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