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Welcome to the MOLA blog. Explore our latest news, discoveries, stories and content. Our blog posts are created by archaeologists and specialists from across the organisation and cover a range of fascinating and informative topics. Browse our posts using the tags, join in the discussion and share with your network.

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  • Gresham College lectures

    MOLA team
    30.10.2014

    Three of MOLA's staff members were invited to present as part of Gresham College's lecture series, watch their talks here.

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  • MOLA archaeologist excavating the wattle pit

    What’s the most exciting thing you’ve ever found?

    Cat Gibbs
    28.10.2014

    When I tell people that I am an archaeologist I generally get asked ‘what’s the best thing you have ever found?’...

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  • glass bead found in Roman context at 10 Gresham Street

    How Roman were the first Londoners?

    Antony Francis
    21.10.2014

    Highlights from excavations at 10 Gresham Street and their significance for our understanding the transition in London from Iron Age to Roman ways of living.

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  • Cemetery excavation at the Royal Mint site in London

    Counting Bones

    Mike Henderson
    07.10.2014

    Our osteological database holds information recorded from 1,883,466 unique bones and 289,363 separate teeth from a total of 16,207 individual skeletons.

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  • Community dig at the Charterhouse, London

    The Charterhouse community dig

    MOLA team
    12.07.2014

    The Charterhouse is working in partnership with Crossrail, its contractors BFK and MOLA, and the Museum of London and Islington Council to host the community dig during the Festival of Archaeology from 18 to 25 July.

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