In this blog post, curator Jamie Fraser and scientist Caroline Cartwright run you through the archaeology and science involved in tracking down an ancient olive oil factory, and explain how the process of making modern olive oil would be familiar to people in the past.
26 November 2020
3 May 2019
Iszi talks to Curator Daniel Antoine about his work in Bioarchaeology.
1 March 2018
New research has revealed the world’s earliest figural tattoos on two natural mummies in the British Museum, including the oldest known example of female tattooing.
22 September 2017
Find out what a dental anthropologist does all day, and how tooth decay can lead to exciting new discoveries.