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Black History Month: Somerset’s Prehistoric Past

Recent improvements in ancient DNA analysis are revealing more about Somerset's prehistoric past.

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Black History Month

Discover Somerset and Devon’s links to Black history.

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Here Be Dragons Podcast

Discover 3,000 years of history in this podcast by Museum Futures Trainee Josh.

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3D Model of Capricorn

Thanks to a partnership with the University of Exeter a 3D Model of the Roman figurine Capricorn has been created. We're sharing it for the Festival of Archaeology Digital Week.

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Archaeology and Archives

For the Festival of Archaeology Digital Week we're looking at some of the links between archives and the work of archaeologists.

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197-million-year-old Ichthyosaur Fossil Saved

‘Operation Poppy’ last week saw a 197-million-year-old Ichthyosaur, a five-and-a-half foot long marine reptile, from Stolford delivered to the Somerset Heritage Centre ahead of conservation work.

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A £2.6m Boost forthe Quantocks

After four years of development the Quantock Landscape Partnership Scheme (QLPS) has been awarded a £1.8m National Lottery grant by The National Lottery Heritage Fund.

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Burials Shed Lighton Ancient Somerset

Ancient burials unearthed at the site of a new school in Somerton are shedding significant new light on life and death in Roman Somerset.

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Hillfort in Festivalof Archaeology

Festival of Archaeology kick starts plans for the whole community to get involved in the restoration of Norton Hillfort.

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Life and Death inIron Age Somerset

The results of an archaeological research project with Cardiff University have greatly enhanced our understanding of Iron Age Somerset.

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Roman Redecoration

Volunteers have been developing their artistic skills by recreating Roman frescos.

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Future of NortonHillfort secured

The ancient hillfort at Norton Fitzwarren has been secured for future generations to enjoy.