BBC NEWS Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific North Midlands/East West/South-West London/South North Midlands/East West/South-West London/South
BBCi NEWS   SPORT   WEATHER   WORLD SERVICE   A-Z INDEX     

BBC News World Edition
 You are in: UK: England  
News Front Page
Africa
Americas
Asia-Pacific
Europe
Middle East
South Asia
UK
England
N Ireland
Scotland
Wales
Politics
Education
Business
Entertainment
Science/Nature
Technology
Health
-------------
Talking Point
-------------
Country Profiles
In Depth
-------------
Programmes
-------------
BBC Sport
BBC Weather
SERVICES
-------------
EDITIONS
Tuesday, 11 June, 2002, 11:00 GMT 12:00 UK
Picture Gallery: Gladiators at the ready
The public is getting its first glimpse of a Roman amphitheatre in central London which was last uncovered 2,000 years ago.

The site was first discovered in 1988 in Guildhall Yard and its significance will be revealed on Tuesday at its official unveiling.

Here is a snapshot of the work involved to uncover London's "hidden treasure".

Amphitheatre
Work begins in the capital's Guildhall Yard in the heart of medieval London

Amphitheatre
The Roman Amphitheatre: The steel girders are needed to enable deep excavation

Amphitheatre
The work has helped make London one of the best understood of Roman towns

Amphitheatre
London was one of the Roman Empire's most significant settlements

Amphitheatre
Vistors get one of the first glimpses of the ancient amphitheatre after 2,000 years under cover


Click here to go to London
See also:

11 Jun 02 | England
17 May 02 | England
16 May 02 | England
10 May 02 | England
Internet links:


The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites

Links to more England stories are at the foot of the page.


E-mail this story to a friend

Links to more England stories

© BBC ^^ Back to top

News Front Page | Africa | Americas | Asia-Pacific | Europe | Middle East |
South Asia | UK | Business | Entertainment | Science/Nature |
Technology | Health | Talking Point | Country Profiles | In Depth |
Programmes