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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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  • Archaeological site outlines for Roman City of London sites

    Smarter London: NLA exhibition

    Nicola Kalimeris
    09.10.2014

    Smarter London: How Digital Technologies Are Changing The City, a new exhibition from NLA, is open. It explores how data and technology are changing the way we design and build the city.

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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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  • Minories eagle, fine Romano-British sculpture

    A pristine Roman sculpture: take a spin

    MOLA team
    01.09.2014

    The pristine Roman sculpture of an eagle has been 3D scanned.

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  • Peter Rauxloh on drones

    Peter Rauxloh on drones

    MOLA team
    13.06.2014

    Director of Technology Solutions, Peter Rauxloh, has been developing ways of applying new technologies to our work. He tells us what he has been up to…

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  • Orthophotography: now and then

    Orthophotography: now and then

    MOLA team
    12.06.2014

    In the 1980s, the Director of our Northampton-based team, Steve Parry, painstakingly created an orthophoto of a cemetery site. He captured a series of photograph using a rather ingenious tripod system. An image-mosaic plan was then produced by cutting and sticking photographs together to remove the distortions that were present.

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