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Roman-era skeleton found in Northern England

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Workers digging a sewer trench through a Roman cemetery in northern England have uncovered a well-preserved skeleton.

Because of the position of the skeleton there was also a chance it could be older than Roman, Mr Pole said.

“It was in a crouched or foetal position, possibly mirroring birth and was located within the limits of a Roman cemetery but it has similarities with burials of prehistoric date,” Mr Pole said.

“No grave goods were placed with the burial,” he added.

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Story: BBC News | Photo: BBC News

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