‘Astounding’ haul of Roman sculptures discovered under HS2 building site – BBC News

Archaeologists have uncovered a “remarkable” set of Roman sculptures on the HS2 rail link route.

Two complete sculptures of what appear to be a man and a woman, plus the head of a child, were found at an abandoned medieval church in Buckinghamshire.

The discoveries have been sent for specialist analysis.

Dr Rachel Wood, lead archaeologist for HS2’s contractor. said they were “really rare finds in the UK”.

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