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  • Anglo Saxon finds (c) A14C2H courtey of MOLA Headland Infrastructure.jpg

    Finding the Anglo-Saxons in Cambridgeshire

    MOLA Headland Infrastructure team
    02.05.2018

    The remains of three of the largest Anglo-Saxon settlement areas ever investigated in Cambridgeshire appeared before our eyes during archaeological work for the A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme.

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  • Van Millingen assemblage from Spitalfields (c) MOLA

    A perfect storm in a tea cup: Archaeology and Britain’s favourite drink

    MOLA team
    18.04.2018

    Today is National Tea Day, where the nation joins together to celebrate the beloved cuppa. But where did our love of tea come from? And what does it have to do with archaeology? Our work is helping to provide some of the answers.

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  • 1. Numbering and labelling of bag contents for A14C2H.jpg

    Ask the expert: Finds Supervisor

    MOLA Headland Infrastructure team
    18.04.2018

    Meet the Finds Supervisor, Dr Jim McKeon, who has been managing the processing of 2,000 kilogrammes (almost 2 tons – the weight of an adult rhino) of finds from the 13,000 kg or so expected to be recovered by the end of the excavations.

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  • 6. Circular ‘henge’ monument thought to have been used as a ceremonial space (c) A14C2H courtesy of MOLA Headland Infrastructure.jpg

    Archaeology of A14C2H from the air

    MOLA Headland Infrastructure team
    12.04.2018

    Come with us on a birds’-eye-view tour of the archaeology of the Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme!

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  • Archaeologsists excavating the Curtain theatre (c) MOLA

    Gender, pay and archaeology

    MOLA team
    05.04.2018

    Companies that employ 250+ people are declaring their gender pay gap figures to help expose inequalities. We explore our figures and other areas of gender equality in the workplace.

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