Monday, October 24, 2011

York’s Hungate archaeological dig coming to an end

The Hungate archaeological excavation, which has uncovered hundreds of artefacts dating back to the Middle Ages, is nearing completion. On the weekend the last public tours were held of the site located in the northern English city of York.

The five-year-long excavation, which has uncovered 2000 years of York’s history, comes to an end in December. Over the course of the dig, which is funded by Hungate (York) Regeneration Ltd, York Archaeological Trust has welcomed more than 23,000 visitors to the site and uncovered a variety of unique artefacts.

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