At the Sign of the Eagle

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Meet the Ancestors, Series 1 Episode 6 of 6

Duration: 30 minutes

Archaeologist Julian Richards joins an excavation team as they uncover a rare find from a fourth-century Roman cemetery: a lead coffin, only the second ever to be found in Roman Winchester. Unexpected clues found inside the coffin bring to light the pagan beliefs of a wealthy Roman buried in a Christian cemetery.

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Julian Richards

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