Great news to report on this day of lucky shamrocks: most of the estimated 2,000 artifacts stolen during a destructive break-in at the Canterbury Archaeological Trust’s Kingsmead stores have been recovered. Kent Police received a tip that the loot had been dumped in a derelict house on Military Road. Officers from the Canterbury Community Policing […]
Thieves have broken into the Kingsmead stores of the Canterbury Archaeological Trust and made off with coins, metal artifacts, bone artifacts, tools and more than 850 Anglo-Saxon beads. They ransacked the storage warehouse, leaving it a shambles and making it hard for the Trust’s staff to sort out exactly what was stolen. A conservative estimate […]
Priceless artefacts including 850 Anglo-Saxon beads have been stolen from an archaeological charity in Canterbury during a series of break-ins. Thieves broke into the store of the Canterbury Archaeological Trust, which undertakes excavations and research and educates the public about archaeology, twice last week and once over the weekend. Show More Summary
Archaeological trust believes opportunists stole hoard of 1,500 items while looking for copper pipes Two suspected metal thieves are believed to be behind the theft of an archaeological hoard including hundreds of Anglo-Saxon beads and iron age coins, having apparently stumbled on the artefacts while scavenging for copper pipes and wiring. Show More Summary
Anglo-Saxon beads among treasures taken following series of break-ins at archaeological trust Priceless artefacts including 850 Anglo-Saxon beads have been stolen from an archaeological charity in Canterbury during a series of break-ins. Show More Summary
Wi?cej Legal artefact hunting is not enough for some it seems, and allows the market for portable antiquities to expand unchecked: Breaking: Reports of theft and vandalism at the Canterbury Archaeological Trust workshop and stores. £1k worth of tools stolen as well as finds including Saxon beads, worked bone + replicas. Show More Summary
Canterbury Archaeological Trust (CAT) has uncovered the footings of the St Augustine’s Abbey precinct wall, dating back to the 14th Century, on Canterbury Christ Church University’s North Holmes Campus. The post Archaeology excavation uncovers 14th century abbey precinct wall appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.
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Canterbury Archaeological Trust (CAT) is using the crowd-funding site Kickstarter to raise funds towards a replica of the Dover Bronze Age boat. Working on the Dover Bronze Age boat replica [Credit: CAT] The replica sewn-plank boat has...Show More Summary
Five Saxon graves have been discovered by archaeologists at St Margaret’s. The graves were unearthed at The Droveway by Keith Parfitt, of the Canterbury Archaeological Trust, who also discovered Dover’s Bronze Age Boat 20 years ago.Show More Summary
A rare Iron Age helmet discovered in Kent is the only example of its kind in Britain, researchers claim. Experts from the British Museum, Canterbury Archaeological Trust and the University of Kent talk about the importance of the find. Watch the video...