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Martin Carver discusses story of Sutton Hoo in BBC Podcast

Posted on 2 February 2021

Excited by the new film The Dig? Our own Professor Martin Carver - who ran excavations at the site 50 years later, discusses the real story in a BBC podcast.

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Ahead of the release of Netflix’s new film The Dig, about the famous 1939 excavation of Sutton Hoo, Professor Martin Carver has spoken to the BBC's David Musgrove for a History Extra podcast, to explain the fascinating history of the iconic burial site, the team that worked on the excavation, and the remarkable early-medieval treasures they unearthed.

You can listen to the podcast here; you won't want to miss it.