Jet ring decorated with possible early Christian symbol.

Christian burial found in Roman cemetery at Oxford Street, Leicester?

Early this year ULAS carried out an excavation of part of a Roman cemetery between Oxford Street and Newarke Street in Leicester. John Thomas report, the site lies in the town’s southern suburb, adjacent to one of the main routes into Roman Leicester, about 130m outside the town’s south gate – reflecting the prohibition in Roman law against burial inside urban centres. The earliest evidence … Continue reading Christian burial found in Roman cemetery at Oxford Street, Leicester?