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Monday, 3 August 2015

The Colchester Archaeologist No. 27 (2013/14): Boudicca and the Buried Treasure

Out now in all good bookshops across Colchester, and free to members of the Friends of Colchester Archaeological Trust, is the 50 page colour booklet, 'Colchester Archaeologist', giving details of the remarkable finds during excavations at Williams and Griffins ("Willie Gees") in the High Street. Topics include: 
- The Fenwick Treasure: Dig Diary; "Steady as she goes!", reporting on how gold and silver items were conserved; The jewellery; and, Colchester and Boudicca's War of Independence, in which Philip Crummy put the excavation in context.
- an ancient monument at Colchester
- Castle Hedingham
- St Helena School 

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