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Quenin GateRoman Quenin Gate, Canterbury, Kent. © Canterbury Archaeological Trust Ltd.


Roman jewelleryRoman jewellery found at Canterbury, Kent. Gold chains with green beads (top), emeralds (middle) and garnets (bottom). © Canterbury Archaeological Trust Ltd.


Roman objects in animal boneRoman objects in animal bone found at Monkton in Thanet, Kent. Clockwise from left: Toggle fragment, pins for hair or clothes, unfinished worked piece, gaming counter, drilled tusk (?function). © Canterbury Archaeological Trust Ltd.


Worth Gate and Quenin GateTop: Roman Worth Gate, Canterbury, Kent. Drawn by William Stukeley in the 18th century (now demolished). Bottom: Roman Quenin Gate, Canterbury, Kent. Drawn in the late 20th century by Marion Day. Roman work indicated (otherwise medieval and modern). © Canterbury Archaeological Trust Ltd.


Roman ceramic Chase CupRoman ceramic Chase Cup showing deer pursued by hound. Found at Monkton in Thanet, Kent. © Canterbury Archaeological Trust Ltd.


Roman horse harnessThese Roman horse harness pieces are evidence of a military presence in Canterbury. Made in copper alloy and worn by the horse of a Roman soldier. In situ at the excavation in St Margaret’s Street, Canterbury (top) and after conservation (bottom). © Canterbury Archaeological Trust Ltd.


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