Discovered An Ancient City In The Heart Of London

The construction of the headquarters of Bloomberg in the city centre led to the discovery of fragments of ancient streets. The area of buildings of Roman times is more than 10 000 sq. m.
Archaeologists are calling the discovery of Pompeii of the North. In addition to the ancient buildings here have been found many household items that are well preserved by waterlogging of the area.
The total number of artifacts exceeds 10,000 items. Among them more than 100 signs for the letters with the names, addresses, texts. Archaeological excavations also helped to identify the fortified banks of the bed of the river Walbrook, which in our day runs under the ground. Also, found the remains of the temple of Mithras, which was a widespread cult in the Roman Empire.
Findings will move to the Museum of London, at the site will continue the construction. After the opening of the headquarters of Bloomberg in it will create the exposure.

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