Secrets of the World’s First Gladiator Cemetery | York Archaeological Trust

Next Tues, April 4 6:30 pm, we are hosting Dr. David Jennings, Director of York Archaeological Trust, Great Britain. Below is great article on the York site. The lecture will be at the Houston Museum of Natural Science and tickets can be purchased online www.hmns.org. We are hosting Dr. Jennings with the gracious sponsorship from the Consolato Generale d’Italia – Houston and the Istituto Italiano Di Cultura Los Angeles. Event co-sponosored by the Houston Archaeology (us) and Houston Museum of Natural Science

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2016/jan/19/origins-of-yorks-decapitated-romans-traced-by-genome-technology

The Roman skeletons were found at Driffield Terrace in York with their skulls placed between their legs, at their feet or on their chests. Photograph: York Archaeological Trust ©York Archaeological Trust
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