Friday, January 15, 2016

Roman artefacts found at Northampton abbey site

Archaeologists working on the restoration of Delapre Abbey in Northamptonshire have discovered a series of roman artefacts. 

Pottery and a small glass phial found on the site [Credit: ITV] 

It was previously thought that the abbey dated back to medieval times but experts now say there could have been activity at the site centuries earlier. The on-site archaeologist Iain Sode discovered a concentration of high-quality pottery, a glass vessel, and a copper alloy pin, all thought to be from the late Roman period.

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