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Archaeology in the graveyard – talk

18/05/2019 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm


An illustrated talk into the archaeology of Park Street burial ground, being excavated as part of the preparatory work for HS2 rail line.

This investigation of a 19th century graveyard is giving archaeologists the opportunity to learn about life and death in Birmingham as it changed from a market town to industrial city.

Archaeologists from MOLA-Headland Infrastructure (MHI) will explore the scientific techniques they’ve used, from geophysical surveys to isotopic testing, and what they’ve learnt from the past.

Free entry. Places must be pre-booked by emailing Rosie Barker on


Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery


Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
Chamberlain Square
Birmingham, West Midlands B3 3DH United Kingdom
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