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Blucher, human remains


Blucher


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Outside the south wall of milecastle 9 (HER 214) about half way between the gate and the south-west corner, the headless skeleton of a person aged about 17 years was found in 1929. The bones of an adult man and a woman of about 20 were found nearby. The remains could be Roman or post-Roman.




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E. Birley, 1930, Excavations on Hadrian's Wall west of Newcastle upon Tyne in 1929, Archaeologia Aeliana, 4, VII, pp. 152-164; David J. Breeze, Handbook to the Roman Wall, fourteenth edition, page 164

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