London Archeology

Latest news, articles and photos

London Archeology - Latest news, articles and photos

Southwark’s Roman sarcophagus to go on display
Southwark’s Roman sarcophagus to go on display

Southwark’s Roman sarcophagus to go on display

Last year, a rare discovery was made in Southwark, of a Roman sarcophagus -- and later this year it is to go on public display as part of a new exhibition.

Jan
13
2018
Book review: The river’s tale: archaeology on the Thames foreshore
Book review: The river’s tale: archaeology on the Thames foreshore

Book review: The river’s tale: archaeology on the Thames foreshore

Ten years of archaeological discovery on the Thames has been explored in the first-ever book by the Thames Discovery Programme.

Nov
12
2017
From woolly mammoths to plague to marmalade – Crossrail’s legacy goes on display
From woolly mammoths to plague to marmalade – Crossrail’s legacy goes on display

From woolly mammoths to plague to marmalade – Crossrail’s legacy goes on display

A collection of some of the finest finds from the Crossrail archeology project have gone on display in a new exhibition in Canary Wharf.

Feb
08
2017
New books about Crossrail archeology released
New books about Crossrail archeology released

New books about Crossrail archeology released

Five new books about the archeology uncovered during the Crossrail project have been published, to add to two previous books that were released earlier this year.

Dec
10
2016
Crossrail holding talks about Bedlam excavations
Crossrail holding talks about Bedlam excavations

Crossrail holding talks about Bedlam excavations

Starting this week, Crossrail is hosting a weekly briefing on its archeology dig at Liverpool Street which aims to recover some 3,000 remains from the Bedlam burial site.

Mar
17
2015