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Time Team: The 20th Series Starts next Sunday – And We’re Going Down with a Pang … or should that be BANG!

The first episode of the 20th, and last, Time Team series is going to be screened next Sunday, January 6th at 5.25 on Channel 4. As is the usual practice of broadcasters, they’re going to be showing the best one … Continue reading

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Time Team Series 20, My Sixth Episode: Afterthoughts

As archaeologists we often tend to down-play finds. That’s because in our minds it’s their context, i.e. where they were found, that matters. That’s why we differ so fundamentally from metal-detectorists, who very often ignore such things. But on Roman … Continue reading

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Time Team Series 20, My Sixth Episode: Day 3

This has been a most extraordinary day. The fort’s secrets have been almost fully laid bare with a series of the most stunning geofizz surveys. The radar was outstanding, revealing every detail of buildings buried up to a metre below … Continue reading

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Time Team Series 20, My Sixth Episode: Day 2

This will probably go down as one of the best Time Teams, largely because there have been so many wonderful finds. Now there’s absolutely no point in me listing them, as they’ll all be shown in every splendid detail in … Continue reading

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Time Team Series 20, My Sixth Episode: Day 1

I have to confess, I don’t always find Roman archaeology very exciting. Maybe it’s because the Romans have had a poor press. They’re normally portrayed as the people who ‘gave’ Britain good modern roads, writing, mass-produced pottery and towns. And … Continue reading

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