Hyperallergic – In the unassuming village of Harpole in the center of England’s Northamptonshire county, archaeologists made the discovery of a lifetime when they came across the burial site of an elite woman dating back to between 630 and 670 CE. Earlier this spring, in an excavation project orchestrated by the British construction company Vistry Group, a team of archaeologists from the Museum of London Archaeology (MOLA) examined a future housing development site only to find the minute remains of a woman on a bed accompanied by an extravagant gold necklace glimmering in the soil. – read more 

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