Archaeologists study a skeleton suggesting the person was crucified on SECRETS OF THE DEAD “Death in Britannia” – Nov. 1 at 10 pm

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Secrets of the Dead

“Death In Britannia”

Wednesday, November 1 at 10:00 pm


Dr. using a CT scanner with a human skeleton on the platform
Alan Rout by CT Scanner

The discovery of a skeleton, dating to the Roman occupation of Britain, provokes further study after scientists see an iron nail driven through its heel bone.

Could the remains belong to someone the Romans crucified? Despite hundreds, if not thousands, of people being crucified in the Roman Empire, only one other crucified skeleton has ever been found in the world.

Who was this person? What was his life in Roman Britain like? And what could they have done to receive so harsh a punishment?