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Credit: Photo copyright International Journal of Paleopathology
Archaeologists working at the site of La Fogonussa near Lleida, in Spain, have uncovered a female skeleton that dates back around 1,600 years. Roof tiles known as tegulae were put over her in antiquity, creating a gabled roof. No other artifacts were found with her and researchers believe she had a low socio-economic status. She lived at a time when the Roman Empire was in decline.