Burial a "glimpse into Sleaford's Roman past"

Recent archaeological finds in the town of Sleaford, England prove that the town "was a very large and important settlement in the Roman period." Among the discoveries were the skeleton of a 4th century woman.

The burial is part of an ongoing dig begun when excavations for a housing development uncovered evidence of the town's Roman past. In addition to the remains, experts found pottery and animal bones. Councillor Stewart Ogden said: "These interesting finds have provided glimpses into Sleaford's Roman past, allowing archaeologists to examine part of the Roman town."