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Open Access Journal: ARA: the bulletin of the Association for Roman Archaeology

[First posted in AWOL 30 August 2012, updated 15 September 2016]

ARA: the bulletin of the Association for Roman Archaeology
ISSN: 1363-7967
The Association for Roman Archaeology uses its membership income to promote the following objectives

  • To spread knowledge of Roman civilisation.

  • Research on Roman sites in the U.K.

  • Preserve our Roman antiquities.

  • Present Roman sites and collections.

  • Publish findings from all our active archaeological archives.

  • Our principal objective is to promote the advancement of the education of the public in the history and archaeology of the Roman period.

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    ARA Bulletin 2012, Issue 21 Part 1    Part 2    Part 3
    Editorial on; the discovery of a hoard on Jersey; the Charioteer of Mozia; the Dancing Satyr of Mazara de Vallo
    The most north-westerly Roman villa in Wales: a summary of the discovery and excavation of a late Romano-British villa at Abermagwr, near Aberystwyth: Jeffrey L Davis and Toby G Driver
    Septimius Severus: Roman emperor, AD 193-211, an anniversary symposium: Philip Kenrick, Nick Hoddgson, Fraser Hunter, Hafed Walda and Grahame Soffe
    A silver serpent finger ring from St George's church, Southwark: Martin Henig and Bruce Watson
    New research at Roman Caerleon 2006-2011: survey and excavations in the legionary fortress and Canabae of Isca: Andrew Gardner and Peter Guest
    The Antinous Enigma, Part 1: Bryn Walters
    Trouble with the foundations: a warning to the archaeological interpreter : Anthony Beeson
    A possible Nymphaeum at Truckle Hill, Wiltshire: Phil Andrews
    Sacred springs and a pervasive Roman ritual: Eberhard Sauer
    Book reviews: Spirits of the Dead, Roman Funerary Commemoration in Western Eurpoe, and AD410 The Year that Shook Rome, and The Romans who Shaped Britain
    'Into the burning fiery furnace': Vivian Swan, kilns and pottery in the Roman world: Grahame Soffe

    ARA Bulletin 2010/2011, Issue 20 Part 1    Part 2    Part 3
    Editorial on the Crosby Garrett Helmet
    Discovering a new Roman villa and mosaic at Coberley, Gloucestershire, with Time Team: Anthony Beeson
    Further excavations at the Truckle Hill Roman bath-house in 2008 and 2009, an interim note: Phil Andrews
    Souvenir or votive? The Ilam Pan: Martin Henig
    The reconstruction of Legionary temples at Corbridge: Nick Hodgson
    Southwick Villa, Sussex, AD 150: Anthony Beeson
    Britannia: the numismatic evidence for its role in the civil wars of AD 68-69: Michael Hammerson and Bruce Watson
    Alan McWhirr: Roman Cirencester and a Romano-British industry: Grahame Soffe and Bryn Walters
    Poor man's silver? The role of pewter in Roman Britain; a collection in the British Museum: Lindsey Smith
    Roman Bulgaria: Grahame Soffe

    A.R.A. Bulletin April 2009 Issue 19 Part 1    Part 2
    An elaborate Roman sculptural facade at Caerwent: Anthony Beeson
    A detached Roman bathhouse at Truckle Hill, Wiltshire: Phil Andrews
    Bill Putnam (1930-2008): obituary: Grahame Soffe
    A coin-ring from Chirton, Wiltshire: Paul Robinson
    Big Wishes from small presents: the true value of miniature votive offerings: Philip Kiernan
    The Roman Furnace Project: an archaeological experiment in building and firing Roman glassmaking furnaces: Mark Taylor and David Hill
    Whitley Castle, Northumberland: Dave Went
    A geophysical survey of the Truckle Hill Roman villa, Wiltshire: David J Sabin and Kerry T Donaldson

    A.R.A. Bulletin December 2007 Issue 18 Part 1    Part 2    Part 3    Part 4
    The Chester Amphitheatre Project: Tony Wilmott
    Tessa Verney Wheeler, Archaeologist: an introductory note: Lydia Carter
    Statuettes and figurines in Roman Britain: Martin Henig
    Grace Simpson (1920-2007) obituary: Joanna Bird
    The Roman bridge at Corbridge: Paul Bidwell
    Aileen Fox and her contribution to Romano-British archaeology: Grahame Soffe
    Recent excavations in Roman Leicester: Richard Buckley, Tim Higgins, Jon Coward, John Tate, Anthony Gnanaratnam and Roger Kipling

    A.R.A. Bulletin October 2006 Issue 17 Part 1    Part 2    Part 3
    Professor Peter Brown: Hon. D. Litt award: Martin Henig
    Professor Barry Cunliffe: Knight Bachelor award: Grahame Soffe
    A Millennium excavation at Carlisle: a Roman fort revealed: David Evans
    New discoveries and further work at Pillerton Priors Roman villa, Warwickshire: David J Sabin and Kerry T Donaldson
    The Kettlebaston cameo ring: Martin Henig and Judith Plouviez
    A Roman circus at Colchester: Bryn Walters
    Evidence for iconoclasm at Chester? Cheryl Clay
    Maiden Castle: the casual dead or battle victims? Christopher Sparey-Green
    Brading villa: a phoenix rises in the land of the Vectis: David Tomalin
    Alchester: Vespasian's base discovered? Eberhard Sauer
    Brian Hartley (1929-2005): obituary: Grahame Soffe
    New mosaic discoveries in the South-West: Anthony Beeson
    Constantine the Great at York: Grahame Soffe

    A.R.A. Bulletin March 2004 Issue 16
    The Venus of Dubris: an exceptional piece of sculpture from Roman Dover: Anthony Beeson
    Engraved gemstones in Roman Britain: Part 2, Cameos: Martin Henig
    The Roman villa at Bradford-on-Avon: investigations at St. Laurence School: Mark Corney
    New villa discoveries in South Gloucestershire: Bryn Walters

    A.R.A. Bulletin August 2003 Issue 15
    Engraved gemstones in Roman Britain; Part 1 Intaglios: Martin Henig
    The Keynsham Eagles: Martin Henig
    The Keynsham Eagles; Anthony Beeson Replies
    The rediscovery of the Roman Temple at Millington, East Yorkshire: Peter Halkon, Henry Chapman, Helen Fenwick, Jeremy Taylor and Helen Woodhouse
    A tale of Two Villas, Beddington and Barcombe: David Rudling
    Roman London's Water Supply: Ian Blair and Dan Swift
    The International Roman Archaeology Conference 2003: Grahame Soffe
    ARA award for Bradford-on-Avon Roman Villa: Grahame Soffe

    A.R.A. Bulletin March 2003 Issue 14 Part 1    Part 2
    Roman Villa and Mosaic at Pillerton Priors, Warwickshire: David Sabin
    A note on The Heirs of King Verica, Kent: Grahame Soffe
    Minster Roman Villa, Kent: David Perkins
    From Petra to Keynsham; a Romano-British sculpture: Anthony Beeson
    Antiquities and Roman Religion: the British Evidence (Part 2): Martin Henig
    Driving on the correct side of the road: Anthony Beeson
    ARA events in 2002
    Shadwell Baths Complex; late Roman London: Bryn Walters
    London's Archaeological Experiment: Jenny Hall
    Further thoughts on the Tockenham Roman Villa, Wiltshire: Bryn Walters
    A new inscription from Roman London: Grahame Soffe

    A.R.A. Bulletin August 2002 Issue 13
    Alchester and the earliest tree-ring dates from Roman Britain: Eberhard Sauer
    New Light on the Roman Villa at Thruxton: Grahame Soffe and Martin Henig
    The Unknown Deity on the Compton Dando Corner Stone: Anthony Beeson
    Antiquities and Roman Religion: the British Evidence (Part 1): Martin Henig
    Taking Action in Roman Yorkshire: Bryn Walters
    An experiment in the manufacture of Roman window glass: Mark Taylor and David Hill

    A.R.A. Bulletin March 2002 Issue 12 Part 1    Part 2
    Graham Webster, Archaeologist: Martin Henig and Grahame Soffe
    Graham Webster, in Appreciation: Tim Strickland
    Graham Webster, at Chester: Kenneth Barton
    Under Graham's Trowel at Barnsley Park: Lance Smith
    Graham Webster, and Cirencester: David Viner
    Graham Webster: Small finds and pottery: Maggi Darling
    Graham Webster: Hadrian's Wall and the Roman Army: Brian Dobson
    Graham Webster, a personal view: Beth Bishop
    ARA events in 2001
    Graham and the Exploration of Wroxeter: Roger White
    Lady Godiva and a Celtic Festival: Graham Webster

    A.R.A. Bulletin August 2001 Issue 11
    Graham Webster: obituary
    Roman Mosaics: an overview: Roger Ling
    The Corpus of Romano-British Mosaics: SR Cosh and DS Neal
    News: two new mosaic discoveries: Dorchester, Dorset; D Ashford and A. Beeson: Langstone, Wales; B. Walters and KJ Langford
    On Finding a Roman mosaic: Bryn walters
    Romano-British Mosaics and Romano-Celtic Religion: Martin Henig
    The animals on the Orpheus Mosaic from Withington, Gloucestershire: Patricia Witts
    Keynsham's Roman art treasures go on display: Anthony Beeson
    Book Reviews

    A.R.A. Bulletin February 2001 Issue 10
    Thomas Fredrick Colston Blagg (1942-2000): Grahame Soffe, Martin Henig and Anthony King
    Colchester: Roman Garden Pool Indentified: Philip Crummy
    The Chesterton Project: Bryn Walters
    The Newton-St-Loe Orpheus Mosaic takes shape: Anthony Beeson
    Excavations at Plantation Place, London: Trevor Brigham (MoLAS)
    New work and displays along the Hadrianic Frontier: Bryn Walters
    A Relief of Jupiter from Bath: a new interpretation: Anthony Beeson
    ARA events in 2000

    A.R.A. Bulletin Summer 2000 Issue 9
    The Roman Invasion of Britain in AD 43: Grahame Soffe
    Timothy Potter (1944-2000); A personal appreciation: Anthony King and Grahame Soffe
    Ground Penetrating Radar at Gosbecks Archaeological Park: Philip Crummy
    Verulamium: celebration and cause for concern: Martin Henig
    Julie Hursts' Stained Glass Panel
    Chedworth: Roman Villa or Scantuary? A reinterpretation of a well known site: Bryn Walters
    More mosaics temporarily uncovered at Chedworth: Anthony Beeson
    Excavation of the Courtyard Garden at Chedworth: Anthony Beeson
    Durnovaria, Dorchester: A lost opportunity?: Christopher Sparey-Green
    Book Reviews

    A.R.A. Bulletin Autumn 1999 Issue 8
    Obituary of Gerald Brodribb MA, PhD, FSA (1915-1999)
    Abbey Farm excavation: phase three: David Perkins
    Fourth century mosaic in danger at Bignor: Anthony Beeson
    Recent work on the Newton St Loe Orpheus mosaic: Anthony Beeson
    Segedunum Roman fort and museum: Tyne and Wear museums
    Roman marble and bronze sculpture in the kingdom of Togidubnus: Grahame Soffe and Martin Henig
    Roman Bath excursion: Bryn Walters
    Roman fort at Syndale, near Faversham, Kent: Paul Wilkinson
    Arbeia Roman fort and museum: Tyne and Wear museums
    ARA excursion events: Grahame Soffe

    A.R.A. Bulletin Spring/Summer 1999 Issue 7
    Book review
    Alchester, Oxfordshire 1998: new fieldwork: Eberhard Sauer
    The Roman sarcophagus from Spitalfields, London: Jenny Hall
    Hayling Island: a Gallo-Roman temple in Britain: Anthony King and Grahame Soffe
    A new hypocaust for the millenium: Dr. Peter J Reynolds
    A new interpretation of a relief sculpture from Birdoswald: Anthony Beeson
    Mosaic archive installed in London: Patricia Witts
    The third international Roman archaeology conference: Grahame Soffe

    A.R.A. Bulletin Autumn 1998 Issue 6
    Roman villas in the Algarve: Anthony Stansfield
    Virtual Mithraeum
    Turkdean Time Team Excavation: Costwold Archaeological Trust
    Huge Roman quarry found in north Wiltshire: Bryn Walters
    The coloniae of Britannia: Ross Mitchell
    The Stonesfield mosaic embroidery appeal: Carol Anderson
    Book reviews
    ARA excursion events: Grahame Soffe

    A.R.A. Bulletin Spring 1998 Issue 5
    Monumental foundation discovered in Bath
    Salinae: recent finds increase knowledge of salt production site: Jane Weir
    Tullie House Museum
    The Weir Gardens, Swainshill, Hereford: Graeme Walker
    A lost grand staircase at Fishbourne: Anthony Beeson Swindon site is not a villa: Bryn Walters
    The Roman army in Oxfordshire: Alchester parade ground: Eberhard Sauer and Simon Crutchley
    Spotlight on St Albans: David Thorold
    Abbey Farm Roman villa: David Perkins

    A.R.A. Bulletin Autumn 1997 Issue 4 Part 1    Part 2
    The second international Roman archaeology conference: Grahame Soffe
    Operation DART '97: Swindon's 'Time team' locate a roman temple?: Bryn Walters
    Black Carts: research and management on Hadrian's Wall: Tony Wilmott
    Roman news update
    Britannia: the maritime links, conference review: Bryn Walters
    Roman wall conserved at Caerwent: Karl James Langford
    Villa group discovered in Kent: Paul Wilkinson
    ARA excursion events: Grahame Soffe
    Swindon villa update

    A.R.A. Bulletin Spring 1997 Issue 3
    The Cramond Lioness: Fraser Hunter and Mark Collard
    The Newton St Loe Orpheus rises: Anthony Beeson
    The discovery of unidentified Roman circular buildings: Bob Chard
    Longinus restored, Colchester: Philip Crummy
    The Segedunum Project: Paul Bidwell
    Stanway, Colchester: an update: Philip Crummy
    Tideway Timebusters: Newhaven pupils on Hadrian's Wall: Jim Fanning
    Ribchester fort and museum: Ross and Rhoda Mitchell

    A.R.A. Bulletin Autumn 1996 Issue 2
    New Roman gallery opens at Devizes
    The most northery amphitheatre in the Roman empire located
    The temple tombs of Imbriogon: Anthony Beeson
    Whitley Grange villa: Dr. Roger White
    Enigma Delenda Est: Roman Ireland: Tom Condit
    A new campaign of excavations at Fishbourne: John Manley and David Rudkin
    Fire damage in Roman buildings: Michael J Astill
    New discoveries from the air over Norfolk
    The Dart Project 1996: Bryn Walters
    Roman gaming board, Stanway, Colchester: Philip Crummy
    The Antonine Wall and Roman Scotland study tour: Grahame Soffe

    A.R.A. Bulletin Spring 1996 Issue 1
    News from Bath
    Dorchester update
    Recent discoveries concerning the 1827 mosaic from Wroxeter
    The opening of Gosbecks Archaeological Park: Philip Crummy
    Gazetteer of ARA Partner Venues