DV Speakers’ Corner

Season 1: Episode 1

British society has changed dramatically since the 1930s excavations portrayed in the famous Netflix movie 'The Dig'. And so has our understanding of the Sutton Hoo ship and burial mounds that they uncovered, thanks to another 75 years of continued archaeological research.Martin Carver is the lead archaeologist who ran the latest excavation campaign from 1983-2005, which has led to radical new ideas about the site.In this blockbuster talk, Martin will recount what we now know about this early royal cemetery, what he still wishes we knew, and what he'd do differently if he could start all over again.

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Deeper Than 'The Dig' with Martin Carver

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