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Roman die

Roman die made from animal bone. What games did the Romans play? Found at the Whitefriars excavations, Canterbury, Kent (THE BIG DIG). © Canterbury Archaeological Trust Ltd.


Roman discoveries in Kent

An unexpected discovery outside Canterbury Cathedral (Roman)

An unexpected discovery outside Canterbury Cathedral (Roman) [PDF 2,134 KB] RIGHT CLICK and <Save Link As…> OR <Save Target As…> to save the file to disk


Roman pie dishes

Two Roman pie dishes fresh up from the dig. Found at the Whitefriars excavations, Canterbury, Kent (THE BIG DIG). © Canterbury Archaeological Trust Ltd.


Roman cosmetic or medical implement

Roman cosmetic or medical implement made of copper alloy. It probably had several uses including cleaning ears and mixing ointments and powders. Found at the Whitefriars excavations, Canterbury, Kent (THE BIG DIG). © Canterbury Archaeological Trust Ltd.


Roman building

Room of a huge Roman building with tessellated floor and painted walls. Found at the Whitefriars excavations, Canterbury, Kent (THE BIG DIG). © Canterbury Archaeological Trust Ltd.


Reconstruction of Roman Ridingate

Roman Ridingate c. AD 300: a reconstruction based on archaeological evidence. Drawn by John Atherton Bowen © Canterbury Archaeological Trust Ltd


Excavations at the Beaney Institute, Canterbury 2010: Roman and medieval discoveries

Vol II Excavations on the Roman and Medieval Defences of Canterbury

Vol II Excavations on the Roman and Medieval Defences of Canterbury S.S. Frere, Sally Stow and Paul Bennett (1982) Sites covered: Westgate Gardens; Burgate Lane; Riding Gate; Castle; Worth Gate; Dane John Tower; Bus Station Tower; City Wall in the Old Cattle Market; Bus Station; No. 1 Watling Street; The Burgate, Queningate; Church Lane excavations […]


No 4. At the Great Crossroads. Prehistoric, Roman and medieval discoveries on the Isle of Thanet 1994–95

No 4. At the Great Crossroads. Prehistoric, Roman and medieval discoveries on the Isle of Thanet 1994–95 Paul Bennett, Peter Clark, Alison Hicks, Jonathan Rady and Ian Riddler (2008) The widening of the road between the Monkton and Mount Pleasant roundabouts on the A253 led to the archaeological investigation of a 3km long strip of […]