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MAY 2019: Grosvenor Museum Archaeological Volunteer Dates

In August 2018 the Grosvenor Museum started a new project which aims to bring the HQ archaeology project archive to a condition that meets the museum’s and Historic England’s ‘accessible archive’ standards. A team of volunteers have been washing animal bone, Roman and medieval pottery and building material.  There have been some interesting pieces – …

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Student training dig in Grosvenor Park, Chester

Late 16th/early 17th century ‘Facon de Venise’ wine glass with a lion mask moulded stem, found during this year’s training dig. Since 2007, second-year students from the University of Chester, along with archaeologists from Cheshire West and Chester Council Cultural Services have undertaken a training excavation in Chester’s Grosvenor Park. Since the project began the students …

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