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Our current archaeologist is Debbie Frearson.
Hello! I've always been interested in archaeology and I work at the Council for British Archaeology as the Community Archaeology Training Officer.
I'm also an Assistant Branch Leader for Leicestershire YAC, which I really enjoy. I have a Masters in Archaeology; am part of the Hallaton Field Workers group and Chair of the Rutland Local History and Record Society, so archaeology keeps me very busy!
I have worked with lots of young people throughout my career in archaeology. I designed after school clubs for Primary Schools and was part of the University of Leicester School of Archaeology and Ancient History Outreach team. who worked with schools throughout Leicestershire.
I am looking forward to receiving 'Ask the Archaeologist' questions from all the young 8 to 17 year old archaeolgists out there and if I don't know the answer I can certainly ask someone who does!
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How did ancient people make things out of metal? Have you found any archeological clues?
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We have lots of evidence of metal work by ancient people in Great Britain. We use a type of calendar to identify technology in archaeology which separates Bronze and Iron ages. I want to tell you about Bronze, which is mainly made up…
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