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Alice Roberts on unearthing the Romans, Vikings & Anglo-Saxons

Alice Roberts reveals how new scientific techniques can shed light on life in Britain between the first and tenth centuries AD

Published: May 27, 2022 at 11:07 am
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Professor Alice Roberts explores how cutting-edge developments in archaeology and genetic science can broaden our understanding of what happened in Britain between the first and tenth centuries AD. Through exploring the funerary sites of Romans, Vikings and Anglo-Saxons, she explains to Emily Briffett what we can learn about life and death at this time.

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Alice Roberts is the author of Buried: An Alternative History of the First Millennium in Britain (Simon & Schuster, 2022)

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Emily BriffettPodcast editorial assistant

Emily is HistoryExtra’s podcast editorial assistant. Before joining the BBC History team in 2021, Emily graduated with an MA in Public History from Royal Holloway, University of London

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