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A Late Iron Age helmet found near Canterbury
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A rare prehistoric helmet has been unearthed on farmland outside Canterbury. The helmet, made of bronze and dating to the first century BC, was discovered by an amateur metal detectorist.  Andrew Richardson, then our Finds Manager, takes up the story. “Arriving home from work one October evening, I received a telephone call from a local […]


Iron Age helmet hits the news
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The finding of the rare Iron Age helmet by a local metal detectorist has caught the interest of the media. See video clips and related stories on the BBC News website and also on Facebook. Tweet


Canterbury’s Archaeology 2012–2013

Canterbury’s Archaeology 2012–2013 [LOOK INSIDE at issuu.com] Excavation our field team uncovered some remarkable archaeology on a huge variety of sites. Here we explore discoveries from the Neolithic, Bronze Age, Iron Age, Roman and Anglo-Saxon periods The Meads, Sittingbourne Claxfield Farm, ­Lynsted St Edmund’s School, Canterbury Wincheap, Canterbury St Margaret’s at Cliffe, Dover Building recording […]