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MOLA teamUnder 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.
Dr Sara Perry and Lara Band
06.05.2020Sara Perry and Lara Band explore the various contemporary archaeology collecting initiatives have cropped up in response to the COVID-19 crisis.
MOLA team and Our Hut
24.04.2020Created in collaboration with Our Hut, this video teaching resource aims to inspire school children’s curiosity in the world around them and develop an understanding of how the physical remains of the past can be uncovered through archaeology.
08.04.2020A new radiocarbon dating technique has been used to confirm the age of the most noteworthy group of Early Neolithic pottery ever found in London.