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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. Click here for research published on the site: ‘Ebbsfleet, 54BC’ by Andrew Fitzpatrick, Current Archaeology,  vol. 337, pp.26-32.   … 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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Finally we can announce…First evidence for Julius Caesar’s invasion of Britain

For the past three years we have been involved with the work at Ebbsfleet, Thanet, to find evidence for Julius Caesar’s first landing in Britain. The television show ‘Digging for Britain’ aired on BBC Four last night and explored the … Continue reading

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