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A rare coin depicting the Roman Emperor Laelianus, who reigned for just two months in AD269, has been identified by our numismatist. It’s one of very few discovered on archaeological digs in England.
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MOLA May 18
Apply by noon on Monday to become our new Director of & and lead the talented team who will deliver our ambitious strategy to significantly increase the scope, relevance and impact of our work.
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BBC News (UK) May 17
'Incredibly rare' Roman coin found during A14 roadworks
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MOLA May 17
How do archaeologists interpret buildings? What features do they look for? What tools and techniques do they use? Find out at this FREE workshop at led by one of our buildings archaeologists, as part of ! 🏚️
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MOLA May 17
Fantastic to see these new insights into the Medieval peasant diet - which rarely gets studied archaeologically - emerging from West Cotton in , a site we excavated all the way back in the 80s!
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LayersofLondon May 16
are running some free community workshops in partnership with as part of , sign up if you are interested and learn how to record historic buildings!
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MOLA May 16
“The instability of the foreshore is both a blessing and a curse: as new evidence is uncovered, so old evidence is washed away.” Hear how got on walking the Greenwich foreshore with 👣
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MOLA May 15
We're so thrilled to be working with on this fascinating book - you'll be able to get your hands on on our website from 5th June!
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National Trust Archaeology May 15
With we have recently completed a geophysical survey at . The results still need further analysis, but the big surprise is the oval enclosure on the hill top, underlying the 17th c garden layout. It could be prehistoric & used for corralling animals.
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LayersofLondon May 15
teachers in , and , try our new mapping education programme where you can geo-reference aerial images of their local area to see the impact of the blitz on their street!
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MOLA May 15
Replying to @sianjart
This is beautiful, Sian! Thank you so much!
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Sian James May 14
is such an amazing site - I just had to draw something to celebrate the opening of the exhibition and the publication of the monograph by ! Anyone bought the book? I don't have access to the library anymore so I eagerly await your reviews!
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MOLA May 14
Our search for an outstanding new Director of and ends in less than a week! Details and how to apply here: 🔎
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MOLA May 14
Our Director of Research & Engagement recently described the remarkable Anglo-Saxon burial chamber discovered in as Britain’s “equivalent of 's tomb”. Is the comparison justified?
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Dr Sophie Hay May 12
An unexpected treat to be amongst the first to visit to see the grave goods of the Anglo-Saxon . Gilded decoration of a wooden bottle, copper cauldron & sword, Merovingian coin & glass beakers. More info :
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LANDE Exhibition May 14
This article also discusses the important and innovative parallel work of with artist documenting his contemporary collections from Calais, emerging through a -sponsored collaboration between and .
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MOLA May 11
Haven't made it to Southend Central Museum today to see the ? You're in luck! have decided to open from 12-5 tomorrow too, so even more people will get the chance to see the amazing finds! In the meantime, here's a ...👀
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MOLA May 10
Today's the big day! 🎉 The permanent exhibition at opens at 10am. Head on down to Central Museum to see the incredible finds from the burial chamber. Entry is FREE! 🙌
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MOLA May 10
Thanks Jackie!
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The Week UK May 9
The prince: ‘Essex’s answer to Tutankhamun’
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