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Online events from the Kent Archaeological Society

KAS is organising a series of montly talks by Trustees and committee members. The next of these will be presented by Dr Sheila Sweetingburgh on Tuesday 9th March at 19:30, on the Faversham painted pillar. This will be followed up … Continue reading

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Ear cleaners and tweezers among Roman finds at Ebbsfleet Garden City

The rogue nostril hairs and ear wax they once removed have long since decomposed, thankfully – but ancient Roman tweezers and ear cleaners found at Ebbsfleet remain in remarkable condition. The 2000-year-old artefacts were among a number of finds uncovered by archaeologists … Continue reading

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Newington Heritage Open Day

Details for the Newington Heritage Open Day this weekend are above. Please note that parking in the village is limited.

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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 … Continue reading

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Catherine Weed Barnes Ward at Cobham c.1901

Catherine Weed Barnes Ward (alternatively Catharine) was a pioneer in the field of women’s photography at the turn of the 20th century. She was born in Albany, New York, and later moved to England. She was a feminist of the … Continue reading

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