Issue No.4 - February 2009

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First issued: February 2009Number of articles: 11
Archaeology is not an exact Science: the approaches and methods of two 1930s Archaeologists: Rene Belloq and Dr Henry Jones Jr. (Part Two)
In the last article we shed some light upon the previously unexplored world of 1930s archaeology with a look at the approaches used by two archaeologists as the...
The Mystery of the North Choir Aisle
The vital restoration of the East End of York Minster involves boundless energy from archaeologists, architects, stonemasons and conservationists. Current resto...
The A-Z of Archaeological Theory (Part 1)
A - Antiquarianism - Collecting old things because they're interesting. Almost totally condemned by modern theorists. B - Baby - Usually thrown out with th...
Evening Battle: A Light and Sound Spectacular: A review of the Jorvik Viking Festival's Saturday highlight
The penultimate day of the 24th annual Viking Festival, run by the Jorvik Viking Centre in York, culminated in what was billed to be a 'light and sound spectacu...
Interview with an Archaeologist: Jon Kenny, Community Archaeologist at York Archaeological Trust
What is your job title?Community ArchaeologistWhat are you current projects, museum or personal?I am a project in my own right really. I run the Greater York Co...
Making Time Team: A review of Mick Aston's recent lecture in York
Battling with bronchitis, Mick Aston gave a lecture on the 'Making of Time Team' in York during the Viking Festival Week in his trade mark stripy jumper. The le...
Temple Newsam: Yorkshire's Hidden Treasure
Situated just outside of Leeds - 23 miles SW of York - Temple Newsam is a real hidden gem of the county. The site has been occupied for nearly 1000 years but th...
A Private Audience with the Cawood Sword and other Viking Treasures: A review of the talk at the Yorkshire Museum
Click to enlargeThe Ormside Bowl. (Credit: author. Used by permission; York Museums Trust (Yorkshire Museum)) This one and a half hour talk given by the cura...
The Post Hole Guide to Brighton
Brighton and Hove (Brighton's next door neighbour), the home all of things cheerfully camp was a relatively small set of seaside fishing villages until the Geor...
Announcement: The Lords of Misrule present
Click to enlarge Penumbra MortisA conversion drama Hessia is in a state of change. With Christian Franks on one side, pagan Saxons on the other, and a pri...
Announcement: Past Preservers is in search of Experts, Presenters, Researchers and your Projects and Ideas
Past Preservers is happy to announce that we are now seeking experts and advanced students to help in the production of major documentary projects to be filmed ...

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