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Slave burial ground found on island of St. Helena

Archaeologists working on the island of St. Helena in the south Atlantic have discovered a slave burial ground. The tiny island of St Helena, 1,000 miles off the coast of south-west Africa, acted as the landing place for many of the slaves, captured by the Royal Navy during the suppression of

Slave graveyard with over 10,000 remains to be excavated

A slave graveyard on St. Helena, which contains the remains of some 10,000 young Africans, is to be excavated in preparation for the construction of a new airport. A team of British archaeologists uncovered the first graves last year after preparation had begun to build an access road to the site