Image Gallery: Ancient Roman Cemetery Unearthed

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Parking lot surprise

Credit: University of Leicester Archaeological Services
University of Leicester archaeologists discovered a 1,700-year-old Roman cemetery beneath a parking lot in Leicester. So far, they have found numerous…Read More »

burials and the skeletal remains of 13 individuals, both male and female and of various ages. The burials also show a range of religious beliefs, with a very pagan burial adjacent to a very Christian one. Here, a view across the site showing the spread of medieval pits. [Read the Full Story]   Less «
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