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Bronze Age ‘ring-ditch’The Meads, Sittingbourne.
Bronze Age ‘ring-ditch’, the remains of a burial mound.
© Canterbury Archaeological Trust Ltd.


Bronze Age beakerThe Meads, Sittingbourne.
Bronze Age decorated ceramic ‘beaker’.
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Plan of the Meads excavationThe Meads, Sittingbourne.
Plan of the excavation showing prehistoric, Roman and Anglo-Saxon features.
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Anglo-Saxon cemetery gravesThe Meads, Sittingbourne.
The Anglo-Saxon cemetery graves.
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Lifting an iron Anglo-Saxon swordThe Meads, Sittingbourne.
Lifting an iron Anglo-Saxon sword from a grave.
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Excavating an Anglo-Saxon graveThe Meads, Sittingbourne.
Excavating an Anglo-Saxon grave.
© Canterbury Archaeological Trust Ltd.


Measuring and recordingThe Meads, Sittingbourne.
Measuring and recording.
© Canterbury Archaeological Trust Ltd.


Anglo-Saxon plated disc broochThe Meads, Sittingbourne.
Anglo-Saxon plated disc brooch partially cleaned, Grave 2.
Silver, gold, blue glass, garnets and niello.
Made at Faversham c AD 600.
© Dana Goodburn-brown.


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