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Roman altar stones found in Scotland

Two rare Roman altar stones, bearing inscriptions relating to the god Mithras, have been found in Musselburgh, Scotland. The first stone has side panels showing a lyre and griffon as well as pictures of a jug and bowl, objects which would be used for pouring offerings on the altar. The front face

Ancient skeletons halt construction of Scottish health centre

The discovery of ancient remains and other objects has brought construction of a new health centre in Musselburgh, Scotland, to a grinding halt. Progress on the site has been delayed by at least six months after significant Roman remains were discovered. Now architects have revealed the extent of their discoveries,