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Large Roman cemetery discovered at Netherlelands highway site

A secret dig at the site of a new section of the A15 motorway has yielded a large Roman cemetery but no clues as to the provenance of its occupants, government roads department RWS announced this week.

Archaeologists excavate the Roman cemetery [Credit: Rijkswaterstaat]The find, in a field at Bemmel near Zevenaar, dates from the 2nd or 3rd century AD and consists of 48 graves, some with their stone funerary urns still present.


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