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Recent Archaeology in Roman Britain

Recent Archaeology in Roman Britain

Conference with The Association for Roman Archaeology

BP Lecture Theatre, British Museum
Saturday 7 November, 2015

Excavations in Roman Britain continue to arouse great interest.  This year, the colloquium focusses on some of the most important sites in Britain with the directors of the various excavations providing up to date summaries of their latest work.

1.30-1.45      Introduction 

1.45-2.30      Dr David Roberts (English Heritage), Steve Roskams (University of York), Richard Henry (Finds Liaison Officer for Wiltshire, Portable Antiquities Scheme): A new late Roman temple site in south-west Wiltshire

2.30-3.15      Professor Michael Fulford (University of Reading): Silchester Insula IX: highlights of the Town Life Project 1997-2015

3.15-3.45      Tea

3.45-4.30      Dr Sam Moorhead (British Museum): Vespasian, Ipplepen and a Roman Riviera – recent discoveries in Devon

4.30-5.15      Dr Andrew Birley (The Vindolanda Trust): Vindolanda and the archaeology of a frontier in transition



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