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Chained skeleton from Roman cemetery

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Chained skeleton from a Roman burial ground
Chained skeleton from Roman cemetery

In 2013, the remains of a Roman cemetery were found in south-eastern France. This year, hundreds of Roman graves were discovered, among which were chained skeletons.

The cemetery is located about 250 meters from the remains of the Roman amphitheatre in Charente-Maritime. This clearly suggests that in the graves people who took part in the shows in the arena were buried: convicts, slaves or gladiators.

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