Ancient lead sarcophagus contains Roman VIP

Who's in the Lead Coffin? "Very unusual and very intriguing" is how Nicola Terrenato from the University of Michigan describes a Roman-era lead coffin that has been uncovered in the ancient city of Gabii, 11 miles east of Rome.

Ancient lead sarcophagus contains Roman VIP

Who's in the Lead Coffin? "Very unusual and very intriguing" is how Nicola Terrenato from the University of Michigan describes a Roman-era lead coffin that has been uncovered in the ancient ...

Wed 31 Mar 10 from The Independent

An archaeological mystery in a half-ton lead coffin

In the ruins of a city that was once Rome's neighbor, archaeologists last summer found a 1,000-pound lead coffin.

Mon 29 Mar 10 from Phys.org

An archaeological mystery in a half-ton lead coffin, Mon 29 Mar 10 from ScienceDaily

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An archaeological mystery in a half-ton lead coffin, Mon 29 Mar 10 from e! Science News

An Archaeological Mystery in a Half-ton Lead Coffin, Mon 29 Mar 10 from Newswise

History Mystery in Ancient Lead Sarcophagus

A 1,700-year-old sarcophagus found in an abandoned city near Rome could contain the body of a gladiator or a Christian dignitary, say archaeologists who are preparing to examine the coffin.

Wed 31 Mar 10 from FOXNews

Mysterious Lead Coffin Found Near Rome

Archaeologists are examining a 1,000 pound lead coffin found near Rome to find out who or what is buried inside.

Tue 30 Mar 10 from Livescience

Lead "Burrito" Sarcophagus Found Near Rome

The 1,700-year-old lead sarcophagus found in an abandoned city could contain a gladiator or a Christian dignitary, archaeologists say.

Mon 29 Mar 10 from National Geographic

Half-ton Lead Coffin Is An Archaeological Mystery

Image Caption: The lead coffin archaeologists found in the abandoned ancient city of Gabii, Italy could contain a gladiator or bishop. [ More Images ]

Mon 29 Mar 10 from RedOrbit

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