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  • MOLA geomatics team coonducting a measured survey of Knole House

    Knole: a measured survey for the National Trust

    MOLA team
    05.06.2013

    As part of the National Trust’s project to conserve and restore Knole in Kent, MOLA’s Geomatics team has been undertaking a measured survey of the showrooms and several new spaces.

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  • MOLA head to Sant’ Omobono

    Sant’ Omobono bound

    MOLA team
    31.05.2013

    On 3 June 2013 MOLA Project Officer Alison Telfer starts work excavating in the hugely significant S. Omobono archaeological park in Rome.

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  • Volunteers uncover treasures as they work on archive material

    Volunteers uncover treasures as they work on archive material

    MOLA team
    29.04.2013

    In 1992 one of the largest urban digs in the capital revealed the site of the ancient Roman amphitheatre lying underneath the yard of the medieval Guildhall in the City of London. Thanks to a team of eager and tenacious volunteers, the vast quantity of archaeological material is currently being made ready for final deposition into the LAARC.

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  • MOLA archaeologists excavate Bloomberg London

    Pompeii of the north

    MOLA team
    09.04.2013

    Our archaeologists excavated Bloomberg London, home to the Temple of Mithras. We discovered the largest collection of Roman finds from a single London site.

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  • Burial ground discovered at Charterhouse, London

    Burial ground discovered in central London

    MOLA team
    18.03.2013

    During excavation for Crossrail, MOLA archaeologists have uncovered fourteen skeletons lying in carefully laid out rows on the edge of Charterhouse Square in Farringdon. The remains are believed to date to the late 1340s, thus leading experts believe that they may be Black Death victims.

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