IMG_3007As Honorary Editor of the Archaeological Journal, I am pleased and proud to bring you exclusive pre-release information about the contents of a bumper-sized vol. 169 for 2012: out soon!

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A Neolithic and Bronze Age Monument Complex and its Early Medieval Reuse: Excavations at Netherfield Farm, South Petherton, Somerset, 2006 by ANDREW MUDD AND MARK BRETT

‘… An Assemblage of Ponderous Stones’: Recent Archaeological Fieldwork at Stanton Drew Stone Circles by JODIE LEWIS AND DAVID MULLIN

Alignments: Revising the Atlantic Late Bronze Age Sequence by COLIN BURGESS

Excavations at Fin Cop, Derbyshire: An Iron Age Hillfort in Conflict? by CLIVE WADDINGTON

Cadbury Castle, Devon, Reconsidered by E. M. WILKES AND F. M. GRIFFITH

The Insignia of Women’: Dress, Gender and Identity on the Roman Funerary Monument of Regina from Arbeia by MAUREEN CARROLL

Populating the Pots: The Demography of the Early Anglo-Saxon Cemeteries at Elsham and Cleatham, North Lincolnshire by KIRSTY SQUIRES

Early Medieval Settlement at Mothecombe, Devon: The Interaction of Local, Regional and Long-Distance Dynamics by ANDREW AGATE, MARIA DUGGAN, STEVE ROSKAMS AND SAM TURNER

‘Riveted Mounts’ Reconsidered: Horn Composite Combs in Early Medieval Britain, Ireland and France by IAN RIDDLER, NICOLA TRZASKA-NARTOWSKI AND JEAN SOULAT

The Apotropaic Symbolled Threshold to Nevern Castle – Castell Nanhyfer by CHRIS CAPLE

Cuisine and Urban Identities in Medieval England: Objects, Foodstuffs and Urban Life in Thirteenth- and Fourteenth-Century Hampshire by BEN JERVIS

Regional Power and the Profits of War: the East Range of Warwick Castle by ANDREW PARKYN AND TOM MCNEILL

A Hedgehog on the Heath: The Second World War Landscape of Excercise ‘Kruschen’, Dunwich, Suffolk by ROBERT LIDDIARD AND DAVID SIMSIMG_3004