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Nigel JeffriesHow can 'witch bottles' be identified, and what should you do if one (quite literally) falls down your chimney?
In 1997 we uncovered a remarkable 7th century ‘warrior’ burial featuring the best preserved Anglo-Saxon helmet ever found in a burial
19.12.2018As ‘Understanding Archaeological Finds’ at MAAST (MOLA Academy of Archaeological Specialist Training) reaches its mid-term point, Jacqui Pearce, our internationally renowned expert who is leading the course, rounds up the first 11 weeks.
18.12.2018MOLA's Chief Executive, Janet Miller, talks about the Dzhangal Archaeology Project, and why she believes archaeologists should be discussing and engaging with difficult issues like modern migration.
06.12.2018MAAST (MOLA Academy for Archaeological Specialist Training) began earlier this autumn and we welcomed fifteen fantastic participants to term one. In this blog, we hear from Amardeep who has had a life-long passion for archaeology about where it all began and what he's learnt so far