York tomb remains show long history of religious use

Archaeologists working at All Saints Church in York, England have discovered skeletons of individuals dating back at least 1100 years. Remains included that of a pregnant woman and her fetus and three men shoved together in the tomb. (photos)

Also found at the site were pieces of Viking pottery, Anglian pottery relating to the baptism of St Edwin, stones marked with good luck charms, and "limestone roof tiles showing signs of burning."

Excavations at All Saints will continue until October 2014. The remains have been returned to the tomb.