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Battle of the sexes: Roman lamp fragment shines a light on gender politics and sexuality in 1st century Southwark
Michael Marshall - Roman Finds Specialist
02.11.2018The discoveries from our excavations in north Southwark on behalf of MB Bermondsey have been making their way into the hands of our specialists. One object in particular caught the eye of Michael Marshall, one of our Roman Finds Specialists.
MOLA Headland Infrastructure
31.10.2018HS2's archaeology programme is the largest archaeological project to have ever taken place in the UK. Over 1,000 specialists are working across 60 sites along the 150 mile route. The project is an unprecedented research opportunity.
25.10.2018We have identified keratin ‘teeth’ belonging to the gruesome lamprey fish for the first time in London’s archaeological record.
MOLA Headland Infrastructure team
22.10.2018Excavations for the A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon Improvement Scheme have revealed partial remains belonging to extinct megafauna including woolly mammoth and woolly rhino, thought to be at least 100,000 years old.