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Curators, the artist and our verdict on Anselm Kiefer at the Royal Academy

Curator Kathleen Soriano, the Royal Academy of Arts' Tim Marlow, our reviewer Nick Stockman and Anselm Kiefer himself on the moving new exhibition in London.

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Curator's Choice: Fiona Kerlogue chooses costumes worn by Romanian royals and Transylvanian dancers

Ahead of the Horniman's new show, the Deputy Keeper of Anthropology picks a pale cream costume worn by Lady Monson, lady-in-waiting to Princess Marie of Edinburgh, in 1893.

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Dive for missing Mary Rose data-logger to be held by marine archaeologists in November

The Mary Rose Trust hopes to retrieve a data-logger, installed during a dive in June to monitor the remains of the 17th century shipwreck, during its latest mission next month.

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Competition: Win a copy of World War I graphic art anthology The New Wipers Times

Writer Helen Cross and artist Carol Adlam have recreated the renowned trench magazine in a stylish graphic art book as part of the World War I Centenary. Win it here.

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Was King Harold buried at Waltham Abbey years after the Battle of Hastings? New scan could reveal all

Stonemason Peter Burke decided to investigate the grounds of Waltham Abbey during research for a history trilogy. TV teams are now following his quest for King Harold.

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In Pictures: Archaeologists find remains of World War I village and Prisoner of War camp

See pictures from the Yorkshire Dales site where remnants of a village created more than a century ago have been found.

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Archaeologists find "totally fascinating" medieval friary and human skeletal remains

Human remains, a wall and medieval ceramics have been found at a 13th century Dominican friary destroyed in Stirling during the Reformation in 1559.

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In Pictures: The 22,000-coin Seaton Hoard found by archaeologists in Devon

Take a look at the 4th century Roman coins which thrilled experts at the British Museum - including the coin declared the Portable Antiquities Scheme's millionth find.

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Massive Roman Empire coin hoard found by archaeologist who slept in car for three nights

Laurence Egerton, who discovered 22,000 copper-alloy coins near a Roman villa in Devon, has been praised by experts as an Exeter museum launches a bid to buy the hoard.

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Five artworks from the British Museum's Witches and Wicked Bodies exhibition

The British Museum's exhibition on witches opens today. Take a look at cauldrons and pitchforks through artworks going from Goya to Macbeth.

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Roman occupiers had comfy boots, granaries and heating in southern Scotland, say experts

A rotted boot found during a dig near Dumfries would have been used by a soldier to patrol 2nd century tribes in Scotland, say archaeologists investigating Carzield Roman Fort.

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JCB digs deep for "hugely important" Wedgwood Collection as appeal passes £2.3 million

The construction equipment giant's £100,000 pledge has been matched by a private trust, with Art Fund organisers reporting £1.1 million in donations from the public.

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"Memory holds the truth": Olga Sviblova on Burning News: Recent Art from Russia at the Hayward Gallery

The Director of Moscow's Multimedia Art Museum says the new exhibition of six young Russian artists, at the Hayward Gallery's Project Space, rewards "a bit of time".

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World War I Leeds Pals village and German POW camp rediscovered by archaeologists

Archaeologists have found sauce and beer bottles, broken crockery and children's toys from a rural Yorkshire village which once housed workers, Leeds Pals battalions and German Prisoners of War.

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Victorian railway infrastructure discovered by archaeologists near London tube station

A 200-metre long engine shed, workshop and train turntables have been found among artefacts from Isambard Kingdom Brunel's 19th century Great Western Railway.

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