The Search for Richard III – The Archaeological Dig – a 7 minute film
Project manager Richard Buckley from University of Leicester Archaeological Services (ULAS) discusses the 'Greyfriars Project', the excavation in August 2012 of a council car park which unearthed a skeleton subsequently identified as the mortal remains of King Richard III.
The Search for King Richard III - Identifying the Remains
Dr Turi King from the University of Leicester's Department of Genetics and Dr Jo Appleby from the University's School of Archaeology and Ancient History discuss the scientific processes and techniques which will be applied to the skeleton found under a council car park in September 2012, techniques which will subsequently confirm the remains as those of King Richard III.
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