Ebbsfleet, Thanet

From 2015-2017 the team was involved with the work at Ebbsfleet, Thanet, to find evidence for Julius Caesar’s first landing in Britain. Excavations during this time were supported by the Leverhulme project and the University of Leicester.

Click here for research published on the excavation: ‘Ebbsfleet, 54BC’ by Andrew Fitzpatrick, Current Archaeology,  vol. 337, pp.26-32.

In February 2021 a YouTube talk was held by the Kent Archaeological Society covering the topic “Caesar in Kent: Did he land at Pegwell Bay?”.  Click here to link through to the talk.

Field walking in 2015

2015 Strategy notes

2015 Special finds

2016 Final day

2017 The site

2017 Special find

2017 bone find

2017 trench

(*Images copyright R. Smalley)

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