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Roman forts and shoes found in Scotland

Two Roman forts and 60 pairs of leather shoes have been found in Camelon, Scotland.

“This proves that the Romans were there for a greater length of time, which is different to their normal routine of coming in, building something and then tearing it down so the natives can’t use it once they have left. We found some Samian pottery from France, more than we expected to find.

“There were coins, trumpet brooches and 60 pairs of leather shoes in the ditch, something we really didn’t expect and which is hugely important statistically. It shows how many troops were using the forts.”

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Story: George Mair, Scotsman | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

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