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Pagans of Roman Britain

Archaeologist Julian Richards returns to some of his most important digs. New science on two rich burials from late Roman Britain reveals unexpected secrets.

Series in which archaeologist Julian Richards returns to some of his most important digs to discover how science, conservation and new finds have changed our understanding of entire eras of ancient history.

Julian goes back to the excavation of two burials from Roman Britain - a wealthy man from Roman Winchester and a lavishly appointed grave of a woman from the heart of London that holds a special and unexpected secret only recently unlocked.

1 hour

Last on

Wed 31 Jan 2018 00:00

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BBC Four Archaeology Season

BBC Four Archaeology Season

This programme is part of a BBC Four season exploring our fascination with uncovering the past.

Find out more about the other programmes in the season...

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    Ben Robinson conducts aerial surveys of ancient sites to reveal new evidence of lost civilisations.

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There are lots of features, articles and quizzes covering archaeology and the treasures that have been uncovered in BBC History’s Archaeology section.

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Julian Richards
Series Producer Cameron Balbirnie
Executive Producer Dominic Crossley-Holland

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