Talk at Fenland Archaeological Society about ‘rare phenomenon’ of Saxon burials

A talk at the Fenland Archaeological Society will look at the rare phenomenon of Saxon bed burials.

PUBLISHED: 11:18 20 March 2019 | UPDATED: 11:18 20 March 2019

A talk at the Fenland Archaeological Society will look at the rare phenomenon of Saxon bed burials. Pictured here is the cross. Picture: SOCIETY.

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Alison Dickens, who is an archaeological manager at the Cambridge Archaeological Unit, will be speaking about excavations in the region.

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source: Wisbech Standard

2019-03-20 13:41
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