Archaeologists discovered these animal-printed tile fragments in Blackfriars, Leicester, during excavations in 2014.
Sheep or Goat Prints
The tiles, which could be nearly 2,000 years old, date back to Britain's early Roman era. The fragment shown here is embedded with the hoof prints of a sheep or goat.
A dog pushed its paws into this ancient Roman tile before it could dry.
Archaeologists are excavating a site in Leicester England ahead of a construction project. They've found artifacts dating back to the late Iron Age and early Roman era.
Iron Age Coin Mold
Excavators also found fragments of clay molds at the site, which Iron Age people would have used to make coins.
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