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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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  • Volunteers work with experts to research Roman hairpins

    Volunteers work with experts to research Roman hairpins

    MOLA team
    31.07.2013

    Millions of artefacts, plans and records from excavations in London are curated by the staff at the London Archaeological Archive and Research Centre (LAARC), in Hackney. Recently some of MOLA’s finds specialists have been assisting LAARC staff and a team of volunteers in recording the huge numbers of Roman hairpins in the archive.

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  • Sant’ Omobono: final week!

    Sant’ Omobono: final week!

    MOLA team
    22.07.2013

    Alison Telfer reports on the excitement of her final week at Sant’ Omobono, Rome…

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  • Seiving at Sant' Omobono: week six

    Sant' Omobono: week six

    MOLA team
    15.07.2013

    During the penultimate week for Alison Telfer and the team at

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  • Volunteers working on animal bone

    Not for the bone idle

    MOLA team
    12.07.2013

    Jim Farbon is part of the archive volunteer team working on the Guildhall Yard archaeological material and they are knee deep! Jim explains what the team has been up to...

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