Project manager Jane Harrison
VOLUNTEER archaeologists in Blackbird Leys had a shock on their second day of digging yesterday, when they stumbled upon a 4,000-year-old artefact.
Around 20 people started digging near the Kassam Stadium on Tuesday, as part of a five week project to learn more about the area’s history.
Organised by the lottery-funded Archaeology of East Oxford Project (Archeox), the diggers hope to discover information about a 12th century priory on the site.
But they got more than they bargained for at the site on Minchery Farm Paddock yesterday morning.
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