Thursday, March 11, 2010

Digging up the Bard: Shakespeare in Archaeology News

A ground breaking investigation into Shakespeare's later life is due to start in Stratford upon Avon on 26 March 2010, as archaeologists prepare to excavate the remains of Shakespeare's house in Stratford upon Avon, and the public are invited to come along and watch as the latest story about the world's most famous writer unfolds.

So begins a story posted today over at Archaeology Daily News. Looks like an archaeological dig will take place at the house Shakespeare owned for almost two decades. Click the link to read more.

Artist impression of New Place c. 1610

You have to love it when theater and archaeology intersect. I am really looking forward to learning more about this dig!

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