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The archaeological team at BuckinghamShire found something unusual, including a 1700-year-old Roman egg, during the excavation. The archaeological department said. Roman eggs are likely to be used in fertility rituals.

According to archaeologists, a 9-year long excavation was performed at the berry fields houses development site near the Roman village of marston. In addition to eggs, experts found antique leather shoes, wooden utensils, tools and a very rare basket.

In Roman tradition , eggs were likely to be used in fertility rituals and egg shells have also been found in other Roman locations in the UK, but never full eggs have been found. British experts believe that eggs and baskets may have been placed in the pit as a meal offering at a religious event. Experts called the discovery unusual, saying it was incredible for us.

Oxford archaeologists intend to publish a book on the results of the Barry Fields site. They say the revelations helped create a clearer picture of life in Roman Flat Marston and the surrounding villages.

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