DIG An Archaeological Adventure

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DIG An Archaeological Adventure

New Exhibition: Looking Back at Hungate What the archaeologist discovered during their investigation was a rich and changing story, reflecting how people adapted the use of this low lying parcel of land that sits within an elbow of the River Foss. Discover the story of Skeleton 58, who died in Roman Hungate and was selected for further osteological analysis.

DIG An Archaeological Adventure

Get a feel for Roman burial practices, cemeteries, and afterlife. See intricate and amazing Roman jewellery that had been placed in graves over 1,500 years ago. Find out how timbers from an Anglo-Saxon ship were remade into the cellar of a Viking-age house. Meet Benjamin Seebohrn Rowntree and many more people who lived and worked in Victorian York. Learn about their different occupations, their personal lifestyles and the different people who made up the Hungate community.



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01904 615505

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St Saviourgate, York YO1 8NN

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