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  • Cemetary plan, St Mary Spital

    Who were the first Berliners?

    MOLA team
    05.09.2013

    MOLA is collaborating with partners in Berlin on a pioneering project that will investigate the medieval population of Berlin through their skeletal remains. The population will then be compared with contemporary collections from London.

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  • MOLA archaeologist excavating burials at Crossrail Liverpool St site

    Crossrail sites reveal more exciting archaeology

    MOLA team
    08.08.2013

    MOLA archaeologists working on Crossrail have discovered rare evidence of humans living on the Thames 9,000 year ago, in southeast London.

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  • MOLA archaeologists excavating Angel Street, Northampton

    Angel Street archaeology open days

    MOLA team
    04.08.2013

    Time Team expert to present MOLA's archaeological findings from Angel Street, Northampton.

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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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