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The weirdness of Late Iron Age burial

March 13, 2020

This Friday, 6th March 2020, Isobel Thompson will be speaking on “The weirdness of Late Iron Age burial”. Isobel is well-known for her research into the late Iron Age and is an expert in grog-tempered pottery. She co-authored “Alban’s Buried Towns” with Ros Niblett. She formerly worked for the Hertfordshire HER, and is now an honorary member of staff at the Institute of Archaeology, UCL. WAS has a long involvement in examining late Iron Age burials having originally helped rescue the Welwyn Garden City chieftain burial, found and excavated the Aston Princess, and most recently excavated a series of odd burials in the “great white hole” in Welwyn. Come and put our finds in context in the last regular meeting of the season.

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