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THE ARCHAEOLOGIST

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A series of quarterly programmes reviewing archaeological developments and discoveries in the British Isles
Edited and introduced by Glyn Daniel
Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge. and Lecturer in Archaeology in the University
Stanwick and the North of Britain at the Roman Conquest
In this edition Dr. Daniel introduces:
Sir Mortimer Wheeler , C.I.E., M.C., D. Litt. , F.B.A.
Professor of Archaeology in the University of London, and Secretary of the British Academy
Produced by Alan Gibson
Sir Mortimer Wheeler excavated the great earthworks at Stanwick, in the North Riding of Yorkshire in the summers of 1951 and 1952, and was able to show that the Elizabethan antiquary Leland made a good guess when he described it as * campe of men of warre.'
In giving an account of his work, he relates the archaeological results of recent excavation to what is known of north Britain in the first century A.D., and to the Brigantes whom Roman historians described as being subdued only after ' many battles, sometimes bloody battles.*

Contributors

Introduced By: Glyn Daniel
Unknown: Sir Mortimer Wheeler
Unknown: D. Litt.
Produced By: Alan Gibson
Unknown: Sir Mortimer Wheeler

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