3D scans shed new light on mysterious Roman burial practice

Monday, June 5, 2023 - 12:33 in Paleontology & Archaeology

Archaeologists in York have used 3D scans to study the Roman burial practice of pouring liquid gypsum over the bodies of adults and children laid to rest in coffins—the first time this cutting-edge technology has been applied to Roman burials of this type anywhere in the world.

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