East of England
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An inscription on an air raid shelter at an airfield which played an important role in the Battle of Britain could have been the last act of a serving pilot, says a county archaeologist.
Veterinary scientists have used teeth and bone evidence to examine a horse found at a racing site built by Charles II in Newmarket.
The remnants of a German Junkers Ju 88 bomber shot down by a Norwegian Spitfire ace have been recovered from the Thames Estuary by Wessex Archaeology.
Working in inclement conditions at the aerodrome which was Britain's largest World War I airfield, archaeologists have found anti-bomb glass, copper, nails, pottery and more.
Work of little-known female printmakers of Georgian England revealed 200 years after leading engraver's death
Curators say the letters of Caroline Watson, the finest female printmaker of Georgian England, read "like a Jane Austen novel" in an exhibition at Cambridge's Fitzwilliam Museum.
After hearing rumours that an Asian elephant had celebrity status, curators at the Museum of Zoology discovered it was part of the 1968 film. Now the bones are going on show.
An impractically large Bronze Age weapon, known as the Rudham Dirk and used as a doorstop after being discovered in a Norfolk field, has been secured for £41,000.
Double burial and warrior body discovered as archaeologists find 21 Saxon skeletons in Suffolk village
A double burial and a “warrior burial” with a large spearhead and dagger are among 21 skeletons found at a housing development site in Suffolk.
Beautiful Roman "Swiss army knife" is star archaeological attraction at Cambridge's Fitzwilliam Museum
With a spoon, knife, fork, toothpick and spike among its arsenal, the Fitzwilliam's six-pronged implement is its most popular online exhibit. Find out more.
Ahead of the return of a famous finback, sound artist Chris Watson and voice teacher Rowena Whitehead will lead the first of dozens of singing workshops in Cambridge this weekend.
The first Listed Building Heritage Partnership Agreement in England has been signed by the Trustees of Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome Near Maldon in Essex.
A former fighter pilot who fought with the USAAF out of Duxford during World War Two has unveiled the world's oldest preserved P-51 Mustang at IWM Duxford.
Radiologists at Addrenbrooke's Hospital, in Cambridge, have worked with the Fitzwilliam Museum on mannequins including Child no.98 - a Parisian stuffed lay figure.
A ghostly apparition resembling Star Trek's Mr Spock has been discovered in the port hole of a locomotive of the Wells Walsingham Light Railway.
A sordid pencil sketch of an amorous couple, found at the bottom of the page of a gentleman's guide from more than 500 years ago, is revealed in a new exhibition.