About Helena
Helena Meskanen is an archaeologist, with a PhD from King's College London, where her research focused on ancient Spartan religion and archaeology. As a field archaeologist, she has worked in Greece, Italy, Israel, Scotland and her native Finland, and loves talking about the challenges, possibilities and realities of fieldwork. She has lived in London for 9 years, and finds the city's endless layers of history fascinating. From the British Museum to Roman London, from the Great fire of London to the shiny modern skyscrapers, there is always an interesting corner or an alley to explore.
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