Say What?!: Ancient Roman Coffin Used as Flowerpot for Centuries Restored

Ancient-Roman-coffin-used-as-flowerpot-for-centuries-restoredOXFORD, England – A marble container used as a flowerpot for two centuries at a palace in England was discovered to be an ancient Roman sarcophagus.

The 1,700-year-old marble coffin was fully restored and put on display at Blenheim Palace in Oxford after it was obtained by the 5th Duke of Marlborough in the 19th century and used to hold flowers for more than 200 years.

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(Photo courtesy Blenheim Palace)


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