A roman sarcophagus found in the North East has gone under the hammer in a sale at an auctioneer's in the West Country.
It is unclear how the sarcophagus came to be found in Newcastle, but the auctioneers received a call to inform them about the piece of history after a similar sale at the end of last year.
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