Small finds in store at the LAARC
Who is involved?
There can be dozens of people involved in post-excavation work for a large
dig in London. These include finds specialists, archaeological scientists,
conservators, dating experts, editors and publishers, and museum staff.
The London Archaeological Archive & Research Centre (LAARC)
All the archives of excavations in London are stored at the LAARC. A site
archive contains all the records from the site, including plans, context
sheets, environmental samples and finds. The LAARC has over 120 000 boxes
of material from nearly 5000 excavations, making it probably the biggest
archaeological archive of any city in Europe. All this evidence is
available for everyone to use in their own research into the archaeology of