Department of Classics and Archaeology

Julian Henderson interviewed regarding Iranian glass beads find at Must Farm

Julian Henderson, Professor of Archaeological Science in the Department of Classics and Archaeology, has been interviewed by the BBC about glass beads found at 'UK's Pompeii' near Peterborough. The beads are believed to be of Iranian origin discovered amongst a wealth of well-preserved finds unearthed at Must Farm a burnt-out 3,000-year-old settlement near Peterborough. Amber, shale, siltstone, faience and tin beads were also discovered.

The remains of the settlement consisting of 10 circular wooden houses on stilts built above a waterway were discovered by the Cambridge Archaeological Unit between 2015 and 2016. Julian has been interviewed as an expert in the BBC news story. Read more about these exciting discoveries here

Posted on Thursday 4th April 2024

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