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  • Museum of London uncover rare medieval waterwheel

    MOLA team
    16.02.2009

    The London Eye has become an iconic part of London’s skyline, but an astonishing find by Museum of London archaeologists suggests that medieval Londoners had their own striking riverside wheel downriver at Greenwich.

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  • 150 Stratford High Street

    MOLA team
    28.11.2008

    Museum of London Archaeology has excavated a site at 150 Stratford High Street/1 Warton Road in advance of a development by

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  • Rickets: learning from the past

    MOLA team
    25.11.2008

    Aspects of the lives of infants from the past can only occasionally be directly seen in the archaeological record. Human osteologists from Museum of London Archaeology are currently examining skeletons excavated from the long disused burial ground of the Catholic mission of St Mary and St Michael in east London.

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  • Chiswick House

    MOLA team
    25.09.2008

    This summer, MoLAS has been carrying out an evaluation at Chiswick House, W4. The work is part of the ongoing investigation of the gardens prior to their proposed remodelling and reinstatement by English Heritage.

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  • Noviodunum

    MOLA team
    16.09.2008

    Senior Archaeologist Gemma Stevenson of the Museum of London Archaeology Service (MoLAS) has been working in Romania at Noviodunum this summer. The work consisted of supervising students and managing aspects of the excavation of four trenches.

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