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Claudia TommasinoIn this blog, MOLA Archaeological Supervisor and Field Training Officer Claudia Tommasino reflects on what archaeology and cultural diversity mean to her.
08.01.2021This summer our Northampton historic buildings team found a Saxon carved stone, thought to be part of a standing cross, while recording the conservation work of a church tower at Church Stowe, Stowe Nine Churches, Northamptonshire (see our previous blog about the project). In this blog, Historic Building Officer Lauren Wilson tells us more about the stone…
28.10.2020Conservation and scientific analysis work on a group of 11 remarkable Iron Age cauldrons uncovered at Glenfield Park continues to shed light on the construction and repair of these impressive metal objects.
How can the existing structures of archaeology incorporate a wider range of experiences and interests?
Dr Sadie Watson
22.10.2020In this blog, inspired by a paper given by a recent paper given by Laura Hampden at the 2019 CIfA conference, Dr Sadie Watson looks at how the existing structures within archaeology could be changed to incorporate a wider range of experiences and interests...
18.07.2020In this blog, archaeological woodwork specialist Damian Goodburn shares what decades of excavation has taught us about sea level change over the centuries, and what bearing this has on life on the Thames floodplain today…