Roman Empire Archeology News Today 2013-09-01

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Paphos Mosaics 12 – Achilles First Bath : This mosaic represents the first bath of Achilles. Achilles was the son of King Peleus and the Nereid Thetis. In order to make Achilles immortal Thetis bathed him in the River Styx and placed him in a fire. However, the heel by which Thetis had held Achilles remained mortal and vulnerable. -

Read this story here: http://davidallsopclassics.wordpress.com/2013/08/31/paphos-mosaics-12-achilles-first-bath/

 

Temple of Minerva and the Sculpture of Apollo from Veii : Etruscan temples have largely vanished Among the early Etruscans, the worship of the Gods and Goddesses did not take place in or around monumental temples as it did in early Greece or in the Ancient Near East, but rather, in nature. – by Dr. Laurel Taylor -

Read this story here: http://smarthistory.khanacademy.org/temple-of-minerva.html

 

Xibalba – Vortigern : Just some personal thoughts and musings on culture, and history. No doubt in actual fact there were negotiations from time to time, and perhaps there was some treachery at some time but the above story is simply a folk tale based on ideas of proper host/ guest behaviour. – by Pierre Cloutier -

Read this story here: http://makinapacalatxilbalba.blogspot.fr/2013/09/vortigern-atantalising-figure-vortigern.html

 

ANCIENT ROMAN LEAD TABLET IN ENGLAND CONTAINED CURSE ON 14 PEOPLE : AN ANCIENT thin sheet of lead unearthed in Britain has turned out to be inscribed with curses intended to bring misfortune to more than a dozen people. – by Hernestus -

Read this story here: http://antinousgaygod.blogspot.fr/2013/09/ancient-roman-lead-tablet-in-england.html

 

THE BYZANTINE/EASTERN ROMAN RHOMPHAIA : Modern  researchers  of  Medieval  Western  military  history  often  wonder  what  was  the  nature  of  the  Byzantine  weapon  called  ‘rhomphaia’? -

Read this story here: http://periklisdeligiannis.wordpress.com/2013/09/01/the-byzantineeastern-roman-rhomphaia/

 

Roman Jewelry Turns up in Japanese Burial : Extensive tests carried out by the Nara National Research Institute for Cultural Properties on the glass jewelry, discovered at the Utsukushi burial mound in Nagaoka, Kyoto Prefecture, date the items between the first and fourth centuries AD. – by Will Baird -

Read this story here: http://thedragonstales.blogspot.fr/2013/08/roman-jewelry-turns-up-in-japanese.html

 

Cleopatra’s Daughter : The love affair of Cleopatra VII, Queen of Egypt (69-30 BC), and Marcus Antonius, Roman triumvir (83-30 BC) is legendary. During their own lifetimes their liaison quickly became infamous, the subject of gossip, innuendo and outrage throughout the ancient world. – by Jane Draycott -

Read this story here: http://www.historytoday.com/jane-draycott/cleopatras-daughter

 

Italy calls for German assistance as Pompeii falls further into ruin : With the greatest number of Unesco world heritage sites, and state coffers that do not have much to spare for the culture sector, Italy has long worried how to protect its heritage.from ruin Now it is resorting to overseas help to find a solution for Pompeii. -

Read this story here: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/aug/30/pompeii-ruins-italy-preservation-2014

 

Un fortin romain entièrement reconstitué : Nous évoquons souvent sur ce blog des lieux qui sont le théâtre de reconstitution ; essentiellement des châteaux médiévaux qui ont le mérite d’exister. Quelques sites sont toutefois construits de toute pièce pour accueillir des visiteurs, dans le cadre généralement de musées. -

Read this story here: http://www.armae.com/blog/un-fortin-romain-entierement-reconstitue.html

 

Bulgarian archaeologists find cold pool of Roman Baths of Aquae Calidae : Bulgarian archaeologists discovered a cold pool or the so-called frigidarium of the Roman Baths (II AD) during the latest dig at the Aquae Calidae in the mineral baths in the Bulgarian coastal city of Burgas, the press office of Burgas Municipality announced. – by Haemus -

Read this story here: http://haemus.org.mk/bulgarian-archaeologists-find-cold-pool-of-roman-baths-of-aquae-calidae/

 

Revealing the mysteries of Kosovo’s Roman ruins : A Roman site covered with multi-colored mosaics is now under excavation in the small village of Dresnik in northwestern Kosovo. This is one the biggest finds in Kosovo in the past four decades. – by Haemus -

Read this story here: http://haemus.org.mk/revealing-the-mysteries-of-kosovos-roman-ruins/

 

Roman amphitheater discovered in Hatay  -

Read this story here: http://www.todayszaman.com/news-324370-roman-amphitheater-discovered-in-hatay.html

 

Bulgarian archaeologists find Roman-era frigidarium in Bourgas : Archaeological digs carried out this summer on the site of the Roman-era public baths in the Bulgarian city of Bourgas have found the first frigidarium – a cold-water pool – that was part of the the Aqua Calidae baths. – by The Sofia Globe -

Read this story here: http://sofiaglobe.com/2013/08/28/bulgarian-archaeologists-find-roman-era-frigidarium-in-bourgas/

 

A Literate Lady in Vindolanda : A dour garrison On the early frontier between the province of Britain and the unruly Scots (Caledonii) stood the Roman fort of Vindolanda. By the late 80s CE, it was a permanent turf and timber fort, with a stone headquarters building, an officer’s house, and a small bathhouse. -

Read this story here: http://judithweingarten.blogspot.fr/2013/08/a-literate-lady-in-vindolanda.html

 

The face of mock battles – images of Roman cavalry helmets from Germania Inferior : I recently resumed my travels on the Limes Germanicus and headed north along Rome’s frontier in the Roman province of Germania Inferior. The Lower Germanic Limes extended from the North Sea at Katwijk in the Netherlands to Bonna along the Lower Rhine. – by followinghadrian -

Read this story here: http://followinghadrian.wordpress.com/2013/08/28/the-face-of-mock-battles-images-of-roman-cavalry-helmets-from-germania-inferior/

 

It’s amateurs who dig deep to discover Emperor Hadrian’s buried treasures : A stunning subterranean slave world has been discovered under Emperor Hadrian’s Villa at Tivoli by caving enthusiasts – as volunteers now make headlines about history Underbellies have charisma. – by Bettany Hughes -

Read this story here: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/environment/archaeology/10268393/Its-amateurs-who-dig-deep-to-discover-Emperor-Hadrians-buried-treasures.html

 

Castleshaw Roman Forts Again : A few weeks ago I posted a blog about a visit Christine and I made to Castleshaw Roman forts in the Pennines near Oldham. This followed the visit by the Friends of Castleshaw Roman forts to Manchester Museum see finds from the excavations that took place there during the early 1900s. – by bryansitch -

Read this story here: http://ancientworldsmanchester.wordpress.com/2013/08/28/castleshaw-roman-forts-again/

 

Reportage exclusif sur le renflouement d’une épave gallo-romaine à Arles : À Arles, des archéologues ont renfloué un chaland gallo-romain. Exceptionnellement bien conservée, l’épave, découverte en 2004, reposait jusqu’ici au fond du Rhône. En la remontant, les archéologues ont déniché toutes sortes d’objets : amphores, monnaie, couverts, etc. – by OGM -

Read this story here: http://www.nationalgeographic.fr/4827-reportage-exclusif-renflouement-epave-gallo-romaine/

 

Pottery and the Petra Garden and Pool Complex (PGPC) Excavation : This summer was one of the busiest and most exciting I have ever had, thanks in large part to Heritage Fellowship I received through ASOR, and one which showed me the diversity of sites in the Wadi Musa area. – by KaitNAnderson -

Read this story here: http://asorblog.org/?p=5528

 

This 1,600-Year-Old Goblet Shows that the Romans Were Nanotechnology Pioneers : The colorful secret of a 1,600-year-old Roman chalice at the British Museum is the key to a super­sensitive new technology that might help diagnose human disease or pinpoint biohazards at security checkpoints. – by Zeeya Merali -

Read this story here: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history-archaeology/This-1600-Year-Old-Goblet-Shows-that-the-Romans-Were-Nanotechnology-Pioneers-220563661.html

 

Is there anywhere left to park in Leicester? Roman cemetery found as archaeologists dig up ANOTHER car park in the city : Car parks in Leicester are fast becoming the hottest place in town for archaeologists. Following on from the discovery of the remains of King Richard III buried deep under a car park in the city, the team which worked on that astonishing find has discovered another gem – under another car park. – by Mark Prigg -

Read this story here: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2318880/Is-left-park-Leicester-Roman-cemetery-archaeological-dig-ANOTHER-car-park-city.html

 

Major archaeological discovery in Romania : Review by Christos T. Panagopoulos Archaeologists delved over 100 silver and one gold coins, along with more a few hundred small items, ten thousands pottery fragments dating from the Roman occupation of Porolissum Ancient Camp, in Salaj County (northwestern Romania). – by Christos T. Panagopoulos -

Read this story here: http://www.balkaneu.com/major-archaeological-discovery-romania/

 

Archaeologists find Barbarian fair, nearby Porolissum Ancient Roman Camp : Archaeologists delved over 100 silver and one gold coins, along with more a few hundred small items, ten thousands pottery fragments dating from the Roman occupation of Porolissum Ancient Camp, in Salaj County (northwestern Romania). -

Read this story here: http://www.agerpres.ro/english/index.php/english-news/item/218468-Archaeologists-find-Barbarian-fair-nearby-Porolissum-Ancient-Roman-Camp.html

 

This 1,600-Year-Old Goblet Shows that the Romans Were Nanotechnology Pioneers : The colorful secret of a 1,600-year-old Roman chalice at the British Museum is the key to a super­sensitive new technology that might help diagnose human disease or pinpoint biohazards at security checkpoints. – by Zeeya Merali -

Read this story here: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history-archaeology/This-1600-Year-Old-Goblet-Shows-that-the-Romans-Were-Nanotechnology-Pioneers-220563661.html

 

THIS COLORFUL GOBLET REVEALS ROMANS WERE NANOTECH EXPERTS : The glass chalice, known as the Lycurgus Cup because it bears a scene involving King Lycurgus of Thrace, appears jade green when lit from the front but blood-red when lit from behind—a property that puzzled scientists for decades after the museum acquired the cup in the 1950s. – by Hernestus -

Read this story here: http://antinousgaygod.blogspot.fr/2013/08/this-colorful-goblet-reveals-romans.html

 

Les Proscriptions A Rome. : Plusieurs articles de ce blog m’ont amenée à parler des proscriptions – tout récemment encore, dans celui consacré à l’affaire Sextus Roscius, ici. – by FL -

Read this story here: http://latogeetleglaive.blogspot.fr/2013/08/les-proscriptions-rome.html

 

Italian archaeologists have grape expectations of their ancient wine : Archeologists in Italy have set about making red wine exactly as the ancient Romans did, to see what it tastes like. -

Read this story here: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/aug/22/italy-wine-archaeology

 

Ancient stone circle discovered in Ukraine : Excavations were conducted jointly by archaeologists and students from the Department of Archaeology, Institute of History of the University of Opole under the direction of Dr. -

Read this story here: http://www.naukawpolsce.pap.pl/en/news/news,396733,ancient-stone-circle-discovered-in-ukraine.html

 

Archaeologists Uncover Lost Roman Outpost : Rare new details about an ancient Roman fort in southern Jordan have been uncovered by two University of Tennessee archaeology professors. – by HeritageDaily -

Read this story here: http://www.heritagedaily.com/2013/08/archaeologists-uncover-lost-roman-outpost/98856

 

Visitors flock to ancient Roman village excavation : The unfolding excavations at the largest Roman village ever found in Devon were open to members of the public last Sunday. -

Read this story here: http://blogs.exeter.ac.uk/exeterblog/blog/2013/08/22/visitors-flock-to-ancient-roman-village-excavation/

 

Archaeology Travel City Guides : A good example of this can be seen in the canopus and serapeum, in the photograph above. In the Nile Delta near Alexandria is a town called Canopus with a sanctuary dedicated to Serapis. This is imitated at Hadrian’s Villa with an elongated canal (canopus) and artificial grotto (serapeum). -

Read this story here: http://archaeology-travel.com/italy/hadrians-villa/

 

American Institute for Roman Culture : It’s hard to enjoy Rome  when the mercury hits 40 and your flip flops are melting into the sampietrini. To be honest, walking around the Coliseum, Forum or any site under the Roman sun can be infernal. However, Rome is used to a little complaining and a lot of city flight. – by digostiaantica -

Read this story here: http://saverome.wordpress.com/

 

Pet-Keeping and Animal Sacrifice as Seen Economically and Archaeologically : Pet-keeping and animal sacrifice in antiquity were common practices. How the animals were treated can often be seen archaeologically. By most modern standards, household pets such as cats and dogs are looked at as companion animals. – by Julie St Jean -

Read this story here: http://www.heritagedaily.com/2013/08/pet-keeping-and-animal-sacrifice-as-seen-economically-and-archaeologically-2/98841

 

Places of worship: caves : I have a fascination with caves, and I have visited many of them in my relatively short life. -

Read this story here: http://baringtheaegis.blogspot.fr/2013/08/places-of-worship-caves.html

 

‘EXPRESSWAY’ TUNNEL AT HADRIAN’S VILLA REVEALS LABYRINTH USED BY SERVANTS : EXPERTS have known for decades that a labyrinth of tunnels allowed servants to scurry from one end of Hadrian’s Villa to the other without disturbing the Emperor and his guests. But now Italian archaeologists have stumbled upon a veritable underground “expressway” … – by Hernestus -

Read this story here: http://antinousgaygod.blogspot.fr/2013/08/expressway-tunnel-at-hadrians-villa.html

 

ARCHAEOLOGY > 2,000-year-old ancient skeleton mask discovered in Turkey : The mask of the skeleton was found along with the face and the body. Speaking to Anadolu Agency, excavation group president Pamukkale University Archeology academic Elif Özer said the excavations had been ongoing since 2011, and many findings had been excavated from the area. -

Read this story here: http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/2000-year-old-ancient-skeleton-mask-discovered-in-turkey.aspx

 

Hadrian’s villa tunnels explored as cavers drop down into hidden city : “These tunnels lead us to understand that Hadrian’s Villa was organised less like a villa and more like a city,” This article titled “Hadrian’s villa tunnels explored as cavers drop down into hidden city” was written by Tom Kington in Rome, for The Guardian on Tuesday 20th August 201 -

Read this story here: http://archaeosoup.com/hadrians-villa-tunnels-explored-as-cavers-drop-down-into-hidden-city/

 

Chedworth Roman Villa begins new excavations (From Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard) : VISITORS to Chedworth Roman Villa will be able to see archaeology in action for the rest of this month. The northern part of the site was surveyed in the 1960s but no records of that dig survive. -

Read this story here: http://www.wiltsglosstandard.co.uk/news/10622731.Chedworth_Roman_Villa_begins_new_excavations/

 

The Lovers’ Coin: A Rare Discovery of a Mark Antony and Cleopatra Bronze Coin : Published on August 20th, 2013 | by Brittany M. Garcia The story of Marc Antony and Cleopatra is a love story of seduction, exotic locations, love-triangles, family, politics, war, and suicide. More importantly, their love affair was connected to the rise and fall of the Roman and Egyptian empire. -

Read this story here: http://www.ablogabouthistory.com/2013/08/20/the-lovers-coin-a-rare-discovery-of-a-mark-antony-and-cleopatra-bronze-coin/

 

: Offering an exclusive look deep into the ancient past of a lost Roman civilization, NCM Fathom Events and More2Screen present “Pompeii from the British Museum” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25. -

Read this story here: http://www.theoaklandpress.com/articles/2013/08/20/entertainment/doc5213a852309aa461873602.txt

 

Hadrian’s villa tunnels explored as cavers drop down into hidden city : Amateur cavers have mapped a vast network of tunnels underneath Hadrian’s Villa outside Rome, leading archaeologists to radically revise their views of one of ancient Rome’s most imposing imperial retreats. -

Read this story here: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/aug/20/hadrians-villa-tunnels-cavers-tivoli

 

Archaeologists discover hidden slave tunnel beneath Hadrian’s Villa : Italian archaeologists have discovered a hidden tunnel beneath Hadrian’s Villa near Rome, part of a network of galleries and passageways that would have been used by slaves to discreetly service the sprawling imperial palace. – by Nick Squires, Rome -

Read this story here: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/italy/10255167/Archaeologists-discover-hidden-slave-tunnel-beneath-Hadrians-Villa.html

 

Archaeologists race to save Gaza’s ancient ruins : The ruins of this ancient complex sit on dunes by the sea, a world away from Gaza City’s noise and bustle. Up in the sky, birds compete for space with children’s kites flying from a nearby farm. St. – by DANIELA BERRETTA -

Read this story here: http://phys.org/news/2013-08-archaeologists-gaza-ancient.html

 

The package adventure of Hadrian’s Wall Camping : Travelling along the South Tyne River means an inevitable confrontation with Hadrian’s Wall. Near Haltwhistle the river flows close to the course of the wall between Greenhead and Walwick. -

Read this story here: http://www.reizen-langs-rivieren.nl/index-rivieren/de-semois-reportages/the-rivers/the-package-adventure-of.html

 

Rome’s Start to Architectural Hubris : Granted that Rome was not built in a day, the unresolved question among scholars has been just how long did it take. How early, before Julius Caesar came, saw and conquered, did Romans begin adopting a monumental architecture reflecting the grandeur of their ambitions? – by JOHN NOBLE WILFORD -

Read this story here: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/20/science/romes-start-to-architectural-hubris.html

 

Newly unearthed ruins challenge views of early Romans : ANN ARBOR—In a long-buried Italian city, archaeologists have found a massive monument that dates back 300 years before the Colosseum and 100 years before the invention of mortar, revealing that the Romans had grand architectural ambitions much earlier than previously thought. -

Read this story here: http://www.ns.umich.edu/new/releases/21645-newly-unearthed-ruins-challenge-views-of-early-romans#.UhO7-4RteyE.twitter

 

Norfolk treasure: Silver disc reveals Christian worship : A small Roman silver disc, thought to have been part of a signet ring, has revealed evidence of Christian worship in late Roman Norfolk. The disc, circa 312 to 410AD, found near Swaffham in February, is inscribed ‘Antonius, may you live in God’. -

Read this story here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-norfolk-23755750

 

The Byzantine Crimean Fortress of Mangup : Mangup (Ukrainian: Мангуп, Russian: Мангуп, Crimean Tatar: Mangup) also known as Mangup Kale is a historic fortress in Crimea, located on a plateau about 9 miles due east of Sevastopol (ancient Chersones). – by Gary -

Read this story here: http://byzantinemilitary.blogspot.fr/2013/08/the-byzantine-crimea-fortress-of-mangup.html

 

Chedworth Roman villa mosaic excavation to begin : The mosaics in the north range were last uncovered in the 1960s but records of the dig have not survived. Experts want to assess the state of the archaeology that still survives, to establish what further excavations and conservation work should take place. -

Read this story here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-gloucestershire-23738783#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

 

The Hellenism of Syria and its historical decline : The presence of Hellenism in the area of historical Syria and middle East starts from the 4rth century BC, after the conquests of Alexander the Great. It was boosted by the founder of the Seleucid kingdom Seleucus I who was son of Antiochus the general of King Philip of Macedon. – by Spiros -

Read this story here: http://akrokorinthos.blogspot.fr/2013/08/the-hellenism-of-syria-and-its.html

 

The Race to Save Petra From Its Own Success : Keeping the amazing heritage of Petra in good shape, and conserve it for future generations means playing a delicate balancing game with current demand for tourists to visit the unstable area. Monitoring devices have been installed to identify and document the most unstable areas in the Siq, the 1. – by MCT Information Services -

Read this story here: http://skift.com/2013/08/18/the-race-to-save-petra-from-its-own-success/

 

Major Roman fort and marching camp discovered under parched fields : The outlines of the major Roman fort complex were revealed under parched grassland near Brecon, Mid Wales. Aerial archaeologist Dr Toby Driver said he couldn’t believe his eyes when he spotted the huge hidden ancient fort from the air. – by Daily Mail Reporter -

Read this story here: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2389348/Dry-summer-reveals-Brecon-secrets-Major-Roman-fort-marching-camp-discovered-parched-fields.html

 

Christians at Masada! : It’s time that we repopulate ancient Israel with the people who actually lived here. Of course, the Jewish people, but there were also Syro-Phoenicians, Canaanites, Nabateans, Samarians and – yes – Christians. If there were no Christians then, there would be no Christians today. – by admin -

Read this story here: http://www.simchajtv.com/christians-at-masada/

 

Carved Head Of Roman God Found In Ancient Rubbish Dump  – by Carol King -

Read this story here: http://www.italymagazine.com/news/carved-head-roman-god-found-ancient-rubbish-dump

 

2nd CENTURY BC ROMAN SHIPWRECK FOUND OFF THE COAST OF GENOA : The vessel, which contains roughly 50 valuable amphorae, was spotted by police divers roughly one mile from the shore of Alassio, 50 meters underwater. – by Hernestus -

Read this story here: http://antinousgaygod.blogspot.fr/2013/08/2nd-century-bc-roman-shipwreck-found.html

 

: Pets in Antiquity: Part One. Animals feature heavily in antiquity: as a doting parent to twins, vengeful agents (as Acteon found out) or even as a way of seducing a mortal (think Zeus). Even the Iliad featured a talking horse. – by Brian Sewell -

Read this story here: http://hehasawifeyouknow.tumblr.com/post/58437721857/pets-in-antiquity-part-one

 

Roman road and horseshoes : Finds by archaeologists during London rail project include ancient Roman road and horseshoes. -

Read this story here: http://horsetalk.co.nz/2013/08/13/roman-horseshoes-unearthed-road/#.UiJf3Z_D_qD

 

Ipplepen Iron Age settlement ‘one of most significant’ finds : An Iron Age settlement unearthed in Devon has been described as one of the most important finds of its kind. It was prompted by the chance discovery of Roman coins in fields at Ipplepen, near Newton Abbot about four years ago. -

Read this story here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-devon-23733741

 

Fragrances Of Old Rome Fill the Air : Anyone can post a comment on Tulsa World stories. You can either sign in to your Tulsa World account or use Facebook. Sign in to your online account. If you don’t have an account, create one for free. To comment through Facebook, please sign in to your account before you comment. – by on Apr -

Read this story here: http://www.tulsaworld.com/article.aspx/Fragrances_Of_Old_Rome_Fill_the_Air/19695

 

Coins displayed at museum reveals Aydın’s ancient past of Roman era : AYDIN – Anadolu Agency Aydın Archeology Museum’s unique coin collection displays silver coins bearing the likeness of emperors and empresses from before the Common Era, shedding light on an important period in the province’s ancient history. -

Read this story here: http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/coins-displayed-at-museum-reveals-aydins-ancient-past-of-roman-era.aspx

 

Castles In The Desert – Satellites Reveal Lost Cities Of Libya : This is a photo of the mudbrick village with castle like structure visible in the center of the image. Credit: Photo by Toby Savage. – by Toby Savage -

Read this story here: http://thedailyjournalist.com/the-historian/castles-in-the-desert-satellites-reveal-lost-cities-of-libya/

 

New ‘finds’ from Roman dig go on show to public : NEW finds from a major archeological dig in Ipplepen — the largest Roman Village in Devon — will go on show to the public for the first time this weekend. – by Herald Express -

Read this story here: http://www.thisissouthdevon.co.uk/New-finds-Roman-dig-public/story-19661797-detail/story.html#axzz2c7Ta3Au8

 

The Archaeology News Network : ‘Gladiator’ emperor’s mini-colosseum uncovered  -

Read this story here: http://archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.fr/2013/08/gladiator-emperors-mini-colosseum.html#.Ug3lW23ldqU

 

The Archaeology News Network : Late Roman ring to ward-off ‘evil eye’ found in Croatia  -

Read this story here: http://archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.fr/2013/08/late-roman-ring-to-ward-off-evil-eye.html#.Ug3lV23ldqU

 

Roman dig site in Wellingham reveals treasures : An archaeological dig in the Ouse Valley north of Lewes has yielded some exciting finds. An upright urn, which may contain a cremation burial, has been excavated from the site at Bridge Farm, Wellingham. -

Read this story here: http://www.sussexexpress.co.uk/news/local/roman-dig-site-in-wellingham-reveals-treasures-1-5369102

 

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