Roman villa finds go on display

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Artefacts discovered at a Roman villa near Aberystwyth are making archaeologists rethink the way the Romans lived in the area.

The remains of the 4th Century building were discovered at Abermagwr in 2006 and confirmed by excavations in July 2010.

And now some of the most important finds at the dig will go on display at Aberystwyth's Ceredigion Museum.

They include pieces of a Roman cooking pot and Roman coins.

Also exhibited will be fragments of an olive oil container from southern Spain and Roman roof tiles.

Findings indicate Abermagwr had all the trappings of villas found further south, including a slate roof and glazed windows....

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