Roman Marble Coffin Found in Bushes Sells for $153,000

Roman Marble Coffin Found in Bushes Sells for $153,000

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Roman coffin found and sold at auction in EnglandA Roman marble coffin which was spotted in the bushes of a garden in England has sold at auction for £96,000.

The 7ft sarcophagus from the 2nd century was being used as a trough to stand flowers in, until its significance was recognized by an auction valuer Guy Schwinge who was estimating a property in Dorset.

The owners were surprised and delighted.

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