Why We Dig

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On a small island in the North Sea, a team of archaeologists search for the remains of one of the most elusive ancient sites in England. Filmed on real dig, with real archaeologists, this is archaeology as you've never seen it before: it's archaeology for the Netflix generation. Yes, there are discoveries. And yes, there is drama. But most importantly, there are the stories of the people who do the dirty work - the archaeologists themselves.

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