Roman coffin at prince's village

Roman coffin at prince's village

There are 1 comment on the BBC story from Sep 8, 2007, titled Roman coffin at prince's village. In it, BBC reports that:

“We found iron hobnails in the coffin. "These show that a pair of shoes had been put into the grave to help the dead person make their final journey.”

The archaeologists were working in Poundbury Archaeologists have unearthed a Roman coffin and skeletons at the Prince of Wales's model village, a charity said. via BBC

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Since: Jul 07

Fredericksburg VA

#1 Sep 10, 2007
What the Roman buried in the Christian cemetery or did it postdate him? Or was he moved there? I'd love to see more on this.

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