Piece of rare glass fish bottle found in British Roman villa dig

A fragment of a 1,800-year-old glass fish has been discovered at a Roman villa site in Gloucestershire, experts have said.

The glass piece, found at the National Trust’s Chedworth Roman Villa, is the only one of its kind ever discovered in Britain and is so rare it took glass experts around the world two years to identify.

It has been identified as coming from a fish-shaped bottle imported from what is now Ukraine and may have been used to hold exotic perfume.

Experts at the National Trust said the…
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