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Making sense of Roman London - Annual Lecture and AGM

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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.
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Making sense of Roman London

Twenty five years after writing his definitive survey of Roman London, Dominic Perring reviews archaeological work since then, and fresh interpretations of the period at LA's Annual Lecture. The Lecture and AGM will take place on Thursday 14th May at 7pm at the Institute of Archaeology in Gordon Square WC1. As usual a wine reception will be held at 6.30, before the AGM and Lecture. All are welcome, and there is no charge, but please do RSVP here by email for the reception.

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Now out - Spring 2015

  • London Archaeological Prize winner
  • Deptford dockyard excavations
  • Lundenwic's eastern boundary?
  • Fleet Street in the Middle Ages

    ...and on the cover, the tiny scent bottle from the Cheapside Hoard, the subject of Hazel Forsyth's prize winning book London's Lost Jewels. In the interview in this issue, Hazel describes how she put together the Museum of London's most successful exhibition ever, while writing the fascinating account of the Hoard that won the London Archaeological Prize.

    …plus commentary, news, book reviews and events diary.

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