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Ancient footprints on Roman tiles

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Ancient footprints
Ancient footprints | Photo: Adam Slater

Footprints and hoof prints of several animals have been spotted on Roman plates in Leicester, England.

As scientists say, it is beautiful when we imagine the old times, and in them an annoyed person who chases an animal out of his own household. It is estimated that the find may be nearly 2000 years old. The discovery was made in 2012 during construction work under the parking lot.

Archaeologists also discovered tweezers, brooches, coins, and painted plaster on the walls. Traces of a larger Roman building were also found, probably a basilica with a peristyle or columned porch.


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