Illuminating the past – Enhancing the present – Inspiring the future

Lion head spoutRoman lion head spout from a samian mortarium (vessel for mixing and grinding).
© Canterbury Archaeological Trust Ltd.


Preserved Roman timberPreserved Roman timber found while excavating the basement of Kingsbridge Villas. It was part of the Roman road structure.
© Canterbury Archaeological Trust Ltd.


Glass headed pinRoman glass headed pin, probably to secure clothing.
© Canterbury Archaeological Trust Ltd.


Finds made of animal boneFinds made of animal bone, including a comb, Roman gaming counter and pin.
The large disc is a 12th century gaming counter.
© Canterbury Archaeological Trust Ltd.


Medieval potteryMedieval pottery made at Tyler Hill, near Canterbury.
© Canterbury Archaeological Trust Ltd.


Cresset lampA medieval cresset lamp. Filled with oil and a wick, the lamp was a simple source of light.
© Canterbury Archaeological Trust Ltd.


Cresset lampA medieval cresset lamp could be fixed to a wall.
© Canterbury Archaeological Trust Ltd.


18th century stoneware tankards18th century stoneware tankards.
© Canterbury Archaeological Trust Ltd.


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