Roman jewellery found in Colchester
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Colchester Roman jewellery found hidden under shop

Roman jewellery has been discovered during excavations at an Essex department store.

Gold and silver armlets, bracelets, rings and coins were found buried in the remains of a Roman house beneath Williams and Griffin in Colchester.

It is thought they were hidden by their wealthy owner in AD61, when Boudicca's British tribes burnt down the town.

Kim Riley reports.

  • 03 Sep 2014
  • From the section UK
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