First signs of discovery on community dig for 2010

By john joyce on 25 Jun 2010

Each year the Museum provides the opportunity for groups and individuals to experience a week of hands-on archaeology as we explore a site in London of historical  importance. The site of this year’s dig is Burgess Park , Southwark, South London which research has shown was once occupied by terraces of Victorian houses, many of which were destroyed during World War II. In preparation for the first of our school groups arriving on-site Monday (spaces are still available to attend the week-long adult training digs  in July – see our website for details)  Tom, one of our senior archeologists, spent a morning on-site clearing away […]