Video. Now it's regarded as the finest ever Roman sculpture found here in recent years. A giant eagle made 2000 years ago. The stone that was used came from the Cotswolds, and it is thought that it travelled along the River Thames, through our region, to London.
The discovery gives important clues about life long ago, as Martin Stew reports.
More top news
Thursday night's weather for the east of the region
Thursday night's weather for the west of the region
Thursday afternoon's forecast for the east of the region