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Clues to Britain’s own ancient Atlantis

Fossil collector Neil Bowman shows one of his finds to Museum archaeologist Simon Parfitt

Join Museum archaeologist Simon Parfitt and fossil collector Neil Bowman on a Norfolk beach as they discuss a treasure trove of fossils gathered there. 

Discover how they could help reveal the world's oldest undersea archaeological site.

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Museum researcher Sandy Knapp and curator Andrea Hart discuss the value and evolution of scientific imaging, and Molly Clery has a porpoise foetus CT scanned.

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