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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.

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Hidden Roman 'world' uncovered below London streets

An amber amulet in the shape of a gladiator's helmet was discovered Credit: Museum of London Archeology

Entire Roman streets and around 10,000 perfectly preserved artefacts have been uncovered in the heart of the city.

The discoveries have been preserved so well in muddy water that archaeologists have dubbed the site the 'Pompeii of the North'

A 2,000-year-old leather Roman shoe was discovered under the streets of London Credit: Museum of London Archeology
A woven basket is dicovered, the muddy waters are thought to have helped to 'perfectly preserve' the artefacts Credit: Museum of London Archeology

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