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Roman Age Discovery In Central Norway Excites Archaeologists


A bronze cauldron dating back to the Roman Age has been unearthed in a burial cairn in central Norway. It is the first such find in the country for fifty years and sheds new light on the region’s role in the Roman Empire.

The grave south of Trondheim is one of two sites being investigated by archaeologists from the NTNU University Museum. The work is being carried out prior to the construction of the rerouted E6 highway to Oslo, as all new construction work in Norway is required to take into consideration the impact on cultural heritage.

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