Ancient necropolis from 2,000 years ago unearthed next to Paris train station

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(FRANCE 24) – Just meters from a busy train station in the heart of Paris, scientists have uncovered 50 graves in an ancient necropolis which offer a rare glimpse of life in the French capital’s precursor Lutetia nearly 2,000 years ago.
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Somehow the buried necropolis was never stumbled upon during multiple road works over the years, as well as the construction of the Port-Royal station on the historic Left Bank in the 1970s.

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However, plans for a new exit for the train station prompted an archaeological excavation.

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