Discovery gives glimpse into 'bustling Roman Londinium'

A Roman well into which a pewter hoard, coins and cow skulls were thrown as part of a ritual Credit: Museum of London Archeology

An archaeological dig in the heart of the City "will transform our understanding" of Roman London, experts claim.

An archeological dig in the heart of London has unearthed objects which 'rarely stand the test of time'.

Many structures would have eroded if it was not for the muddy water conditions Credit: Museum of London Archeology

Because of wet conditions created by the lost Walbrook River items such as clothing and structures made of wood remain to this day.

This has given experts a glimpse into life in 'bustling Roman Londinium'.

An inked Roman letter was found at the 3 acre site in the heart of London Credit: Museum of London Archeology

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Roman finds under city streets

Entire Roman streets and around 10,000 perfectly preserved artefacts have been uncovered in the heart of the city, in what experts are calling the most important archaeological excavation to take place in London.