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In Search of London's Past Along the River Thames

by Lara Maiklem

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Long heralded as a city treasure herself, expert "mudlarkr" Lara Maiklem is uniquely trained in the art of seeking. Tirelessly trekking across miles of the Thames' muddy shores, where others only see the detritus of city life, Maiklem unearths evidence of England's captivating, if sometimes murky, history — with some objects dating back to 43 AD, when London was but an outpost of the Roman Empire.

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When The Tide Goes Out, Mudlarks Dig Into The Thames In Search Of History

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London's 'Mudlark' Pulls Treasure From The Thames

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