Roman Empire relic baffles specialists, spawns numerous theories | EUROtoday

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LONDON — As the group of newbie archaeologists sifted by tiles, animal enamel and pottery fragments buried inside an historical Roman pit in jap England, one in all them encountered one thing uncommon final June.

It was a solid bronze object, hole within the center, flat alongside 12 faces, in regards to the measurement of a clenched fist. Only one of many diggers — all members of Norton Disney village’s archaeology society — acknowledged the discovery: It was a Roman dodecahedron, prone to have been positioned there 1,700 years earlier.