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.
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