Volunteer army set up to examine archaeological sites uncovered by floodstags: archaeology, United Kingdom, Great Britain
The Museum of London Archaeology is recruiting a volunteer army of dog walkers, bird watchers, amateur historians and geology enthusiasts to help record sites that have been uncovered by storms and flood tides over the winter.
The project is being launched by the museum, with the help of a Heritage Lottery grant – an initial £1.4m, including a development grant of £75,000 – to help recruit the amateur archaeologists.
Artefacts including medieval bones and stone age cooking pots have been washed out of sites around the coast and unknown shipwrecks have been revealed....
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