‘Most dramatic find!’ How archaeologist uncovered ancient Roman battleground ‘massacre’

AN ARCHAEOLOGIST uncovered what he believed to be the remains of a Roman massacre of Britons in Dorset, describing it as his “most dramatic find”.

The discovery was made in Maiden Castle, an Iron Age hill fort 1.6 miles south-west of Dorchester. This construction was built around 600BC as hill-top settlements to protect Britons from invasions and around 150 years later it was greatly expanded to become the largest of its kind in Britain and Europe. At the same time, Maiden Castle's defences were made more complex with the addition of further  ramparts  and  ditches , but no less than three centuries later,...
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2020-01-19 09:44
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