A Saxon skeleton, Bronze Age urns and Roman domestic objects were unearthed during a dramatic excavation in Aylesham this week.
The Saxon skeleton was unearthed in Aylesham [Credit: Canterbury Times]
The discoveries, some of which are likely to date back more than 2,000 years, were made by archaeologists at the building site of the Aylesham expansion.
A well-preserved skeleton thought to be from the Saxon era - therefore up to 1,500 years old - was lifted from an ancient burial ground by experts.
Also found were middle Bronze Age cremation urns and Roman ditches full of domestic items.
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