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The head from a statue of a Roman God has been unearthed at Binchester Roman Fort near Bishop Auckland in County Durham.
It was found by a student at the dig, which attracts volunteers and archaeology students from around the world.
Derek Proud reports on a Roman find in Bishop Auckland.
A 1,800-year-old carved stone head of what is believed to be a Roman god has been unearthed in an ancient rubbish dump.
The discovery was made by Durham University student Alex Kirton. The first year student found the sandstone head at Binchester Roman Fort in Bishop Auckland.