Roman artefacts found 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 rubbish dump.

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Statue of Roman God unearthed

Roman God carving discovered archaeology student Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

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.

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