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‘Outstanding’ Roman relics discovered at roadside

A rare Roman brooch and miniature sword have been discovered by a roadside in North Yorkshire.Archaeologists have unearthed 177,000 artefacts from the Prehistoric, Iron Age and Roman periods while excavating along a stretch of the A1.A 60-strong team has sieved through 50 tonnes of sediment at the site between Leeming Bar and Barton, as part of the two-year project.

read more: ‘Outstanding’ Roman relics discovered at roadside – BBC News

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This entry was posted on January 15, 2016 by in Archaeology and tagged , , , , , .

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