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Nigel JeffriesHow can 'witch bottles' be identified, and what should you do if one (quite literally) falls down your chimney?
27.03.2019We have been recording a group of objects collected by the photographer Gideon Mendel at the site of the Calais ‘Jungle’ camp. In this blog Louise Fowler shares some of her personal observations, thoughts and hopes for the project.
Excavations in preparation for Bloomberg’s new European Headquarters from 2010-2014 were an unprecedented opportunity to explore three he
20.12.2018Our conservation team are well underway in their project to meticulously excavate, record and preserve the remains of a remarkable group of eleven Iron Age cauldrons found by a team from ULAS at Glenfield Park.
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.