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Around the World January 1, 2011

At Vindolanda, a Roman frontier town, archaeologists found a mystery from the third century A.D. In a shallow grave in the town's barracks were the remains of a girl just eight to 10 years old.
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ENGLAND: At Vindolanda, a Roman frontier town, archaeologists found a mystery from the third century A.D. In a shallow grave in the town's barracks were the remains of a girl just eight to 10 years old. In Roman times, burials were done outside settlements, so the find suggests someone committed a criminal act and then colluded with other men in the barracks—the Fourth Cohort of Gauls—to bury the evidence. 

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