Skip to comments.Major excavation for Roman relic
Posted on 09/21/2005 8:59:04 AM PDT by SunkenCiv
North East experts are to investigate reports that a mosaic from Roman times is buried 15ft underground opposite the site of a former Sunderland brewery... If they find the mosaic, it would confirm long-held suspicions by some local historians that there used to be a Roman settlement in the city... Generations of people from Sunderland have grown up hearing stories of a Roman outpost that used to stand high above the River Wear.
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"Major excavation for Roman relic"
Dang. My first thought was 'Sophia Loren'! .
Or Gina Lollawhatshername.
Just updating the GGG info, not sending a general distribution.
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