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Dr. Alice Roberts follows an entire year of British archaeology.

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Excavating and restoring a British naval find; mystery surrounds a forgotten Tudor palace; Shakespeare's first theater.
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In Northumbria, skeletons tell tales of violent death and tenderness; people curate grave goods in an amazing community project.
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Temple complex to match Skara Brae; Neolithic burial place suggesting mass murder in Oxfordshire.
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Iraqi troops defended Britain from the Barbarians; melting pot of cultures in a cemetery on Hadrian's Wall.

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