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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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  • Bomb strike on river wall at Westminster (c) by kind permission of London Metropolitan Archive

    The man who saved London from drowning

    Nicola Kalimeris
    29.10.2014

    An engineer who saved London from drowning no fewer than 121 times finally get recognition for his efforts.

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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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  • The Foreshore Recording and Observation Group working at Wapping Old Stairs

    London's Lost Waterway

    Nathalie Cohen
    15.10.2014

    With your help, we want to document London’s famous waterway, to rediscover a time when Londoners routinely took to the river to get around their great 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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