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MOLA teamShakespearean artefacts, from bowling balls to leather shoes, make up the archaeology of London's Tudor theatres. Find some of our favorites here.
09.03.2016We are hosting a series of Shakespeare inspired events, including talks and walking tours for Shakespeare400, in advance of our dig of the Curtain Theatre for The Stage.
26.02.2016MOLA Senior Archaeologist Danny Harrison discusses how London's Cleopatra's Needle travelled from Egypt to Embankment.
18.01.2016Archaeologist Rob Hartle reveals what the grave slab of Londoner and plague victim, Mary Godfree, tells us. The item features in the February 2016 edition of National Geographic Magazine.
21.12.2015Josh Frost, Trainee Archaeologists rounds up their training dig at Allen Gardens