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Figurine from Roman child's burial at Arrington.

Taylor, Alison Figurine from Roman child's burial at Arrington. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

An excavation of a lead-lined wood coffin, dated to the Roman period, containing a baby was found accidentally during construction work near Ermine Street, Arrington. The burial contained various goods including statuettes dating to AD 130-160. Other Roman, Anglo-Saxon and Medieval finds discovered around the Cambridgeshire area have highlighted the growth of archaeological interest in that region.

Item Type:Client Report
Uncontrolled Keywords:Excavation, Roman, Roman Villa, Double-ditched enclosure, Cambridgeshire, Arrington, Terracotta figurine, Barrington, Anglo-Saxon, Burial, Buckles, Haddenham, Brampton, Great Wilbraham, Linton, glass bead, short-sword, necklaces, disc-brooch, garnet, amber, tweezers, spear, human skeleton, Stretham, Rectory, hill-fort, Medieval, Medieval stone building, Wimpole Hall, St Mary the Less, Stretham, Orwell, Malton Farm, Chatteris, Milton, English Heritage, Cambridgeshire County Council, Peterborough District Council, South Cambridgeshire, Fenland District Council, infant burial, coffin, ermine street
Subjects:Period > UK Periods > Iron Age 800 BC - 43 AD > Late Iron Age 100 BC - 43 AD
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
Period > UK Periods > Roman 43 - 410 AD
ID Code:3999
Deposited By: Archives
Deposited On:25 Jul 2018 07:59
Last Modified:25 Jul 2018 07:59

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