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Blog Entry Excavation of Roman Cemetery nominated for national archaeology award
University of Leicester Archaeological Services project could have unearthed earliest examples of African people living in Leicester
Located in News and Events / / 2016 Archive / December
Blog Entry Final chances to view popular city centre archaeological dig
Additional opportunities for public to view Leicester’s largest archaeological excavation in over a decade on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 May
Located in News and Events / / 2017 Archive / May
Blog Entry Fine foods fit for a king
University supports Richard III-inspired food range
Located in News and Events / / 2013 Archive / November
Blog Entry First ever archaeological search for the grave of an anointed King of England begins
The University of Leicester has begun one of the most exciting archaeological investigations it has ever carried out. No less than a search for the bodily remains of the last Plantagenet King - Richard III - killed at the Battle of Bosworth.
Located in News and Events / / 2012 Archive / August
Blog Entry From Roman to Late Medieval: one and a half millennia of Leicester history
A public lecture on 1 October will encompass 1,500 years of Leicester’s history – including certain recent developments.
Located in News and Events / / 2012 Archive / September
Blog Entry Game on: Iron Age hoard reveals prehistoric lifestyles
Collection of prehistoric metalwork discovered by Leicester archaeologists provides insight into ancient lives
Located in News and Events / / 2013 Archive / April
Blog Entry Genomes of Richard III and his proven relative to be sequenced
Richard III to be first ancient individual of known identity to have genome sequenced
Located in News and Events / / 2014 Archive / February
Blog Entry Glorious summer of Richard III events in Leicester
University of Leicester involved in activities and talks organised by Leicester City Council this summer
Located in News and Events / / 2013 Archive / May
Blog Entry Grey Friars – the “site that keeps on giving”
University of Leicester archaeologists have completed their second excavation of the Grey Friars church in Leicester
Located in News and Events / / 2013 Archive / August
Blog Entry Grey Friars dig could unearth headless monks
University of Leicester archaeologists digging at Richard III site could unearth a group of Leicester friars who were beheaded for treason by Henry IV
Located in News and Events / / 2013 Archive / July

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