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In pictures: Skeleton found in dig

4th Century skeleton found at Caistor St Edmund, Norfolk

A complete skeleton dating from the 4th Century is unearthed by archaeologists in Caistor St Edmund, Norfolk, during September 2009.

4th Century skeleton found at Caistor St Edmund, Norfolk

The skeleton was found at the buried Roman town of Venta Icenorum, which was discovered as part of Caistor St Edmund during July 1928.

4th Century skeleton found at Caistor St Edmund, Norfolk

The skeleton was found in a pit lying on its side, with its hands tied behind its back and legs folded. Tests are currently being carried out on the bones to determine the lifestyle of the person.

4th Century skeleton found at Caistor St Edmund, Norfolk

The site of the excavation, which was opened during August 2009, can be viewed by the public, free of charge, until 19 September, 2009.




SEE ALSO
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