Roman graves uncovered in IJsselstein

Archaeologists have uncovered four untouched Roman graves on land earmarked for redevelopment near IJsselstein, south of Utrecht.

The graves date from the second century AD and are intact thanks in part to a thick covering of clay.
Archaeologists think the grave site is connected to the Roman fort which was situated some 200 meters away. It is the first time intact Roman graves have been found in the Netherlands.

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