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  • Jay Carver, courtesy of Crossrail

    MOLA meets Crossrail's Lead Archaeologist Jay Carver

    MOLA team
    05.03.2013

    This week MOLA met with Crossrail’s Lead Archaeologist, Jay Carver, who oversees all archaeological work on Crossrail sites, of which there are more than forty locations requiring some form of archaeological work.

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  • MOLA Placemaking blueprint

    MOLA launches blueprint to capitalise on archaeology assets

    MOLA team
    04.03.2013

    At MIPIM 2013 MOLA (Museum of London Archaeology) launches a new initiative to help its clients celebrate their corporate citizenship and communicate with their stakeholders - free Archaeology Placemaking Blueprints. The Blueprints outline how clients can maximise the heritage on their sites to add value to their projects.

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  • Could this be Dick Whittington’s privy?

    Could this be Dick Whittington’s privy?

    MOLA team
    01.03.2013

    MOLA’s Standing Buildings Team was recently commissioned by the City of London to investigate and record masonry features within the Phene Neal Room of the Guildhall in London. Previous investigations by MOLA showed the masonry to in fact be part of a medieval garderobe, more commonly known as a toilet.

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  • Roman perfume bottle uncovered by MOLA archaeologists

    Ornate and rare Roman perfume bottle discovered

    MOLA team
    26.02.2013

    A small and curiously shaped object was discovered by MOLA archaeologists during excavation in the Moorgate area.

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  • Reconstruction of Bankside c.1602

    Shakespeare’s London Study Day with Andante Travel

    MOLA team
    07.02.2013

    MOLA’s resident Shakespearean archaeology expert, Julian Bowsher, will be leading a study day on the 23 April 2013 for respected archaeological travel experts Andante Travels.

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