bronze age

bronze age

Must Farm - Bronze Age Excavation

1w ago



At Forterra's Must Farm quarry in Cambridgeshire the remains of a Bronze Age settlement have been uncovered in pristine condition, after more than 3,000 years of being buried beneath the mud. The houses are the best-preserved Bronze Age settlement ever excavated in Britain and were destroyed by a major fire that caused the dwellings to collapse into a river, protecting their contents in amazing detail. This remarkable project, which has been dubbed “Britain’s Pompeii” has uncovered artefacts which can be studied and enjoyed by generations to come, thanks to our partners at Historic England and the Archaeological Unit of the University of Cambridge.