Archaeologists unearth rare finds

Archaeologist on the A11 site near Thetford Credit: ITV Anglia

Construction work on a new dual carriageway section of the A11 near Thetford has uncovered primitive flint tools dating back over 6,000 years.

An archaeological dig at the site has also uncovered evidence of settlements dating back to 1500 BC

For archaeologists the discovery at Eleveden is an opportunity to peak behind the curtain of time to catch glimpses of how our ancestors lived.

Items unearthed include fragments of vase, a Roman door latch and even flint cutting blades from around 2,000BC.