The Maryport finds are destined for the nearby Senhouse Roman Museum in Cumbria
A child's grave and pits full of bone shards, tooth enamel, bead necklaces and Roman roofing have been discovered in the massive archaeological dig which has turned Camp Farm, in Maryport, into a hotbed of Roman finds this summer.
The westernmost pit at the Cumbria site has been revealed as a long cist grave. Its stone lining is typical of burials at the end and shortly after the Roman era in the west of Europe and southern Scotland.
"We're discovering new things on an almost daily basis which are giving us new insights into what happened on this site across hundreds of years," said Tony Wilmot, the site director.
"What we think we're looking at is a Christian cemetery close to a sequence of Christian religious buildings.
"If this is the case then this is a very exciting discovery - an early post-Roman Christian religious site occupied at the same time as other famous early Christian sites at Whithorn and at Hoddom in nearby Dumfriesshire."via http://www.culture24.org.uk/history%20%26%20heritage/archaeology/art397097