Africans in Roman York?

New forensic techniques in archaeology reveal existence of high status Africans living in 4th Century AD York.

A picture of multi-cultural Britain in 4th Century AD has been revealed using the latest forensic techniques in archaeology. The new research, published in the March issue of the journal Antiquity, demonstrates that Roman York of the period had individuals of North African descent moving in the highest social circles.

The research was conducted by the University of Reading

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