Sofie Vanhoutte is Heritage Researcher - Archaeology for Flanders Heritage Agency (Belgium) and Teaching Assistant Archaeology at Ghent University. She has directed several excavations at and around the Roman fort at Oudenburg and has made a PhD on this fort site and its significance within the wider context of the Roman North Sea and Channel frontier zone.
The North Sea and Channel coasts form the geographic frontier of the Roman Empire with the sea – the edge of the then known world. This border represents a page in military maritime history, but its coasts, in Great Britain, the Netherlands, Belgium and France, contain archaeological sites of high heritage value that deserve a large audience. READ MORE
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