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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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  • 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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  • MOLA geomatics team coonducting a measured survey of Knole House

    Knole: a measured survey for the National Trust

    MOLA team
    05.06.2013

    As part of the National Trust’s project to conserve and restore Knole in Kent, MOLA’s Geomatics team has been undertaking a measured survey of the showrooms and several new spaces.

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  • Step inside Shakespeare's first theatre

    Step inside Shakespeare's first theatre

    MOLA team
    25.06.2012

    Cloak and Dagger Studios (CnD) and Museum of London Archaeology (MOLA) have teamed up to create the first ever digital animation of Shakespeare’s original London playhouse, The Theatre.

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