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MoJ Rejects Call for Unlimited Archaeology

Having raised concerns about a recent call in the Guardian for unlimited exhumation and retention of human remains, HAD has received a reply from the Ministry of Justice that reaffirms the requirement for exhumation...

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Call for unlimited archaeology

On 4th February a letter from Professor Barry Cunliffe and 39 other professors was published in The Guardian newspaper calling for the lifting on licensing requirements for archaeological excavation of ancient human remains and,...

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Right to Privacy

Do Egyptian mummies have a right to privacy?  This is the intriguing question posed in an article recently published in the New Scientist. Read More At: New Scientist article

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Queen Re-interred

A 4,000-year-old skeleton, known as the Queen of the Inch, is to be re-interred in the tiny island of Inchmarnock in the Firth of Clyde. Warning : contains photograph of human remains Read More...

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APABE Website

The Advisory Panel on the Archaeology of Burials in England (APABE) have now go their new website up and running. It can be found at : http://www.britarch.ac.uk/apabe. If you would like to comment on the website...

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Stonehenge Reburial Extension – Update

An application to extend the license granted to the archaeological team that excavated human remains from Stonehenge in 2008 has been received by the Ministry of Justice. The extension application has been lodged by...

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Time Team Skeletons to be Reburied

It has been reported that skeletons dating from 1755 CE are to be reburied just over a year after having been excavated following complaints from the public. Caroline Dinenage, MP for Gosport said: t’It’s...

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Fin Cop Hill Fort Dig

In August 209, a group from the The Longstone Local History Group digging on the site of an Iron Age hill fort at Fin Cop, near Monsl Dale in the Pek District unearthed a...