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Damian GoodburnIn 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…
04.06.2020Under lockdown, many have taken to their kitchens to channel their energy into trying new and foods and recipes, investing in new kitchen kit. In this blog, we show that culinary trends across time and space are nothing new, and look at why the Roman residents of the Lower Nene Valley appear to have been quite so keen on cheese.
MOLA Headland team
06.01.2020MOLA Headland specialist Ian Betts shares why tiles found near Offord Cluny may hint at a Roman villa and bath house once existing nearby, and what they reveal about an extensive tile trade network which once operated across Northamptonshire and beyond, nearly 2000 years ago…
‘I went to Rome and all I got you was this stylus!’ Rare inscribed Roman writing implement discovered beneath Bloomberg’s European HQ goes on display
28.07.2019A unique Roman stylus, with the most elaborate and expressive inscription of its kind is set to go on display for the first time.