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Roman rooster figurine restored

A bronze rooster figurine discovered in a Roman child's grave has been restored. "This must have cost, in current money, thousands of pounds to buy and countless hours to make, and so to actually put this into the grave of a two or three-year-old child is not something that you would

Bronze rooster found in Roman child’s grave

An 1,800-year-old bronze enamelled cockerel figurine has been found in a Roman child's grave in Gloucestershire. It is thought the bronze cockerel, which is 12.5cm high, could have been a message to the gods. Archaeologist Neil Holbrook said it was a "most spectacular" find. The elaborately-decorated cockerel is believed to be Roman, probably