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Janet MillerMOLA'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.
Sander Aerts - Environmental Archaeologist
14.12.2018In this instalment of our #IckyArchaeology blog series, MOLA Environmental Archaeologist Sander Aerts introduces us to grain pests who made their way to Britain by hitching a lift with the Roman army.
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 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.