(MENAFN- Gulf Times) Archaeologists have discovered what they believe is the first evidence of Julius Caesar's invasion of Britain, the University of Leicester announced. Its team have unearthed new evidence suggesting that Caesar's fleet landed at a bay on the Isle of Thanet in the county of Kent, around 70 miles southeast of London. The location and landscape of the Pegwell Bay site matches Caesar's own account of his landing in 54BC, according to the university. The archaeologists found the presence of Roman weapons and other artefacts at a spot overlooking the bay, indicating it may have been a Roman fort built to protect the fleet that had arrived on the nearby shoreline.
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