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If you’ve tried to find the Isle of Thanet Archaeological Society online in the last 6 months, you may have been disappointed to get an error message. We do apologise for being out of reach for such a long time, … Continue reading
IOTAS has a wide selection of Current Archaeology, World Archaeology and Ancient Egypt magazines for sale, as well as a number of books on Archaeology which may interest you. If you are interested, please message us via this page or … Continue reading
A new link has been added to our links page, a Lidar map of England. Lidar is one of the newest scanning techniques used by archaeologists. An article from the Guardian helps to explain why Lidar is such a useful tool.
One of the most well-known collections in the Historic England Archive, the Architectural Red Box Collection, has now been scanned and made available online. The collection consists of over 600,000 photographic prints taken of cities, towns and villages around England, … Continue reading
Several IOTAS members took part in a dig in October 2016 to find the site of a Camp from the first Roman invasion of Britain. Andrew Mayfield, Community Archaeology Liaison Officer for Kent was leading this dig, which followed some … Continue reading
IOTAS has been investigating Holmes Park, on the Chessboard Estate in Broadstairs. This park was named after George Augustus Holmes, who gave the land to Broadstairs and St. Peter’s UDC in 1944 in his will. We are interested in finding … Continue reading
If you join IOTAS you can take part in activities such as finds processing and geophysing, as well as enjoying all the talks and visits to places of interest. To join, visit the Membership Page and follow the link to … Continue reading
An excavation of the St Peter’s Anglo-Saxon cemetery was carried out from 1969 – 1971 under the direction of Cecil Hogarth, assisted by pupils from Chatham House and Clarendon House grammar schools. We would like to invite volunteers who took … Continue reading
A new article about the Society’s ownership of the Stirling Castle shipwreck is now available.