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“CHILD FOUND”

  You have to wonder what was the eventual fate of this unfortunate baby girl — though perhaps being given up was the best that could have happened to her, given the alternative that parents often chose. Infanticide followed by … Continue reading

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Sad Evening Primrose

There aren’t many practical archaeologists who are also published poets. Let us celebrate the life of Nina Frances Layard (1853-1935). She was the first elected woman Fellow of the Society Antiquaries. She was a foundation member (and President 1922-23) of … Continue reading

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