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Archaeologists have unearthed a rare example of a crucifixion in England

Archaeologists They discovered what they believed to be the first example of crucifixion in northern Europe.

The skeleton of a man with a heel nail was found at Fenstandon in Cambridgeshire, east of France. England, By experts Albanian Archeology, England.

Archaeologists are still struggling to gather enough evidence before reaching the final conclusions about the location of the roadside settlement in Fenstandon, located on Via Devana, the road connecting the Roman cities of Cambridge and Kathmandu.

There are several Iron Age sites in the area, but with an area of ​​at least 60,000 square meters this residence is believed to be the theft route of Roman adventure dating back to the first or second century AD, according to experts.

Team findings

The team found five small cemeteries and some isolated sites with 48 people.

In Roman tombs at the site, archaeologists found the skeleton of a man between the ages of 25 and 35, nailed to his heel.

Experts say 12 nails were found around the skeleton, which were placed on a board or coffin – however, the 13th man’s right heel went horizontally through the bone.

The man showed signs of thinning of the lower legs, which could be caused by infection, swelling or tumor or chain irritation.

“It seems unbelievable that a nail may have been accidentally nailed to the bone while building the wooden support on which the body was placed – in fact, there are even signs of a second shallow hole, which indicates a failed first attempt. The bone.” Archaeologists explained in a press release.

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“While this cannot be taken as undeniable evidence of man’s crucifixion, it seems to be the only plausible explanation – it is the fourth worldwide record of archaeological evidence,” they said.

Experts say there is only one example of a nail going through the bone. Albion Archeology.

It happened during construction in 1968, on Quid Hamidwar in northern Jerusalem.

Archaeological site / breeding / Albion archeology in England

Nailed skeletons

Similar perforated skeletons have been found at Cavallo in Italy and Mendes in Egypt, but there are no questions as to how the holes formed without the nail in place.

Crucifixion was relatively common in Roman times, but victims were often crucified rather than crucified, and if nails were used, it was customary to remove them later, ”they added.

“The remarkable truth about this skeleton is not that the man was crucified, but that his body was recovered after his death and was properly buried with others, leaving us with this very rare evidence of what happened to him.”

Excavations of the settlement also revealed sieges far from the local sites.

One of the brackets had several Fossils Recommends a large-scale industrial operation in which animal bones are extracted to obtain fat for soap or candles, and bone marrow for extraction.

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