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Relics Cluster research showcased on BBC news
Relics Cluster research showcased on BBC news
Sunday 24 April, 2016
Romsey Abbey: The mystery of the hair in the coffin. Keble researchers Jamie Cameron and Thibaut Deviese are at the heart of an investigation into an ancient mystery. Full story here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-36094897
Jamie Cameron, Keble MSc student in Archaeological Science, has been involved in research into the question of the identity of a body found in Romsey abbey in Hampshire in October 1839.
As part of the Keble Relics Cluster, Jamie joined with Dr Thibaut Deviese, Dr Georges Kazan and Prof. Tom Higham, and attempted to answer the question of who the remains were. Amongst the candidates are St Morwenna who was the first abbess there, and St Ethelflaeda, who is the patron saint of the abbey.
Listen on BBC Radio 4 for the full story, or read more here.