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FW: FYI - York archaeology

Title: FW: FYI - York archaeology

From a friend in England...  :)

-----Original Message-----
From: Keith Balmer [mailto:Keith.Balmer@xxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Wednesday, September 08, 1999 3:12 AM
To: Rogers, Shawn; Dickens, Erik
Subject: FYI - York archaeology

If you are attending the York meeting you might be interested to know that the Royal York Hotel
was featured in an archaelogical excavation shown live on UK TV last weekend. The hotel was
built on top of a Roman cemetery and part of its gardens were dug up to see what remained.
(A viking house and a medieval hospital in York were also excavated during the screening).

They didn't unearth any MMF but they did find some barbed wire, and a curious tablet inscribed

                                   VENI VIDI VICI
                                  IX . V VIII IV VI

For the real story see

Regards, Keith