Skip to comments.Roman settlement uncovered in US
Posted on 09/04/2008 10:03:48 AM PDT by Perdogg
An American archaeologist has uncovered the foundations for a Roman settlement on east Cleveland coast in the United States.
According to a report in The Northern Echo, archaeologist Steve Sherlock has found a 1,600 year-old site for creating jet jewellery, with the help of volunteers from the Teesside Archaeological Society.
Sherlock's latest discovery comes a year ater he uncovered evidence of Anglo-Saxon royalty in a farmer's fields near Loftus.
Aerial photographs first guided Sherlock's Iron Age research project to the location in 2004, showing evidence of an Iron Age enclosure. Then last year, the site revealed 109 Anglo Saxon graves.
(Excerpt) Read more at presstv.ir ...
....I think the Iranians need to work on their geography...
This is a stretch, Sherlock. You must be a Dimmy.
Doh! Cleveland doesn’t have an east coast right? Just a Northwestern one.
I didn’t know Cleveland was on the coast. Kookcinich apparently found the keys and is working Rove’s Weather machine...............
Correction everyone, there’s another Cleveland across the pond.
This East Cleveland is in the UK.
LOL. It’s got a lake shore. I’ve only been around Cleveland on the interstate. The traffic was loony. Made Mass Pike drivers look like pikers.
Must have been digging in the back of Agustus Obama’s movie lot.
Toga, toga, toga!!!!
Uh, I think this Cleveland is in England, not the US.
Yep, this one belongs right next to the Soviet broadcast on the US invading GrEnada using a map of Spain, showing GrAnada which of course is not on the coast.
The article linked clearly says it is in the “United States.”
Oh my G-D!....You mean there’s TWO OF THEM??????...............
Yeah, but it’s wrong. None of the places mentioned in the article are in Cleveland, Ohio. Redcar? Loftus? In fact, the two Clevelands are sister cities. The Redcar band from England has come to Ohio in the past.
No sh*t, Sherlock!
Perhaps they meant the satellite photography analysis was done in the U.S.
Either that, or it was just another typical journalist’s goof.
Damn! I had my waders and a shovel and pail all ready.
Does this mean Italians now get to open casinos, too?
If there were truly a Roman settlement in the US then Biggus Dickus would be running for POTUS.
“Emperor” Trajan88 gives this thread a thumb’s up ;-)
ROMANES EUNT DOMUS!
But only one is the “Mistake on the Lake”.
Few cities can claim their river caught fire.
Thanks Perdogg and Red Badger.
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The headline on the linked story clearly says “US”.
That being said, I think the Iranian news service (I guess someone didn’t notice the source) is just plain stupid.
Also notice - there is a poll on the same page - “In your opinion, which politicians can best govern the United States?”
It includes “John McCain and Sarah Palin” 15%, “Barack Obama and Joe Biden” 46%,
and “Neither Democrats nor Republicans can serve the will of the American people” at 39%
Too bad. I thought Cleveland, OH might finally have a decent tourist attraction beyond the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
> This East Cleveland is in the UK.
Sure, but someone needs to ask Obama for his opinion
on it anyway.
He’d probably suggest reparations for the Romans,
if he knew what a Roman was.
Next Summer I am going to Peru, NY to visit some Inca settlements.
If England already owns East Cleveland, can we give them the rest?
It’s not the one just N. of Houston, Texas? Not too far a drive to the Gulf Coast.
I bet that was a sight!..............cue up Smoke on The Water by Deep Purple................
This is amazing...
Last week they uncovered those Greek temple ruins in Denver (@ Mile HIgh Stadium) and now these Roman ruins...
ROFL I wonder when those columns will be put up on eBay?
You mean there’s THREEEEEEEEE?????????............
The Romans were obviously inferior. They hadn’t used Styrofoam yet.
Archaeologist Steve Sherlock holds a gold Saxon bracteate, unearthed in fields on the coast, near Loftus.
This was not the first time that the river had caught on fire. Fires occurred on the Cuyahoga River in 1868, 1883, 1887, 1912, 1922, 1936, 1941, 1948, and in 1952. The 1952 fire caused over 1.5 million dollars in damage.
On August 1, 1969, Time magazine reported on the fire and on the condition of the Cuyahoga River. The magazine stated:
Some River! Chocolate-brown, oily, bubbling with subsurface gases, it oozes rather than flows. “Anyone who falls into the Cuyahoga does not drown,” Cleveland’s citizens joke grimly. “He decays”. . . The Federal Water Pollution Control Administration dryly notes: “The lower Cuyahoga has no visible signs of life, not even low forms such as leeches and sludge worms that usually thrive on wastes.” It is also — literally — a fire hazard.
Uh, wrong continent.
Thanks for posting this. I feel a lot less concern about the targeting capabilities of those Iranian nuclear tipped rockets.
We know these guys would have been eaten alive in East Cleveland, Ohio.
In Ohio, we have Canton, Russia, Berlin, and Mesopotamia. There are a few other international cities/countries, too.
“If there were truly a Roman settlement in the US then Biggus Dickus would be running for POTUS.”
You telling me he isn’t??? :)
Wow, have any of the recent storms actually changed the location of Cleveland? /sarc
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