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Saxon City of Lundenwic Found by Archaeologists Under London’s National Gallery

Archaeologists in London may have discovered some missing pieces of the city’s early history. A team digging at the northern end of Trafalgar Square found evidence that Saxon London’s center was larger and extended further west long ago than previously believed. The excavation took place as part of a renovation project celebrating the 200th anniversary […]

Posted inClassical Archaeology

Archaeologists Find Exceptionally Rare Roman “Funerary Bed” in London

Archaeologists in London have discovered a fully preserved wooden funerary bed, the first of its kind found in Britain. The bed, described by experts as “unparalleled”, was unearthed at the site of an ancient Roman cemetery near the Holborn Viaduct in central London, alongside five oak coffins. Before this excavation, only three Roman wooden coffins […]