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Chronicle: Cadbury, Silbury, and the Barbarians


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Introduced by Magnus Magnusson
Chronicle's unique radio-controlled camera-with-wings has returned to earth with successful aerial pictures of the 1970 excavation at South Cadbury.
Also in this autumn round-up of the year's excavations are the skilful engineers of Silbury Hill; the brilliant exhibition of Celtic Art at the Edinburgh Festival; and the Sutton Hoo lyre-the first public appearance of the oldest stringed instrument in Europe.
(Silbury Hill, a booklet by Professor Richard Atkinson describing the legends, the earlier explorations, and the excavations of this great mound, may be obtained through booksellers or by sending a crossed PO (not stamps, please) to BBC Publications, [address removed]. Price 2s, by post 2s 9d.


Presenter: Magnus Magnusson
Director: David Collison
Director: Paul Jordan
Producer: Paul Johnstone

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