Issue No.5 - May 2009

Issue no.5 cover
First issued: May 2009Number of articles: 8
Today's Post Boxes, Tomorrow's Postholes
Click to enlarge They're not exotic ancient axes, nor are they great buildings, but the humble post boxes scattered across our urban and rural landscapes are...
Heritage, Identity and the importance of History in Education
Archaeologists benefit from living in York. We understand that we live in a city with a real sense of history; one that we are reminded of with each step that w...
Interview with Dan Hull, Council for British Archaeology
What is your job title? Head of Information and Communications at the Council for British Archaeology. What are the current projects that you are working on at ...
How human intervention is harming the wreck of R.M.S. Titanic, and how the site is protected by law
I think this is a story that has been told enough before to forego repeating many of the details here. Suffice it to say that late on the night of April 14th 19...
Archaeology, Ethnography And Cosmology: Part 1
## Limitations of interpretation and ethnography European prehistory presents a number of challenges to the archaeologist. These difficulties come not from a p...
Bamburgh Research Project and Field School
Click to enlargeBamburgh Castle (Bamburgh Research Project) Bamburgh Castle is one of the most fascinating monuments in the north of Britain. It's imposing f...
The Post Hole Guide to Warwick
Warwick is a small market town in the centre of the country, situated on the River Avon and 34 miles south of the large commercial centre of Birmingham. Warwic...
The Post Hole Guide to Bolton
Bolton, or Bolton-le-Moors to give it it's official name, is a former mill town 10 mills from Manchester. It played a role in the English Civil War when it was ...

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The Post Hole
The King's Manor
Department of Archaeology
University of York
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