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MOLA teamWe’re delighted to be sending another member of our team to take up the position of Field Archaeologist in Residence at the University of Cambridge.
MOLA Headland Infrastructure team
04.12.2018A mysterious male skeleton, lying face-down deep in the Thames mud, with a pair of in-situ thigh-high leather boots has been discovered by our MOLA Headland archaeologists working on one of the sites being used to build London’s super sewer in Bermondsey.
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.
Elizabeth Knox and Niamh Carty
08.03.2018In this blog we speak to Elizabeth and Niamh, two of our dedicated in-house Human Osteologists (human bone specialists) about their fascinating work analysing human remains from our archaeological sites and what this can tell us about women in the archaeological record for International Women’s Day…
26.10.2017The final MOLA books of the Crossrail Archaeology series are published, covering 10,000 years of London history.