Unusual Roman wooden arm found during Northamptonshire excavation

June 25, 2019 - General

During OA East’s most recent excavations at Warth Park, in Raunds, Northamptonshire, a very surprising discovery was made, in the form of an unusual wooden artefact.

The arm – seen from all angles – was found in a waterlogged Roman well
[Credit: © Michael Bamforth]This object appears to have been thrown into a Roman well, probably as a votive offering, and is a representation of a complete human arm, with an open right hand. The…

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