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Rider’s ‘mounting block’ identified as 2,000-year-old Roman marble slab

A lump of stone used by a rider as a mounting block for almost 10 years has been identified as a 2,000-year-old Roman marble slab thought to be worth over £10,000.

Salisbury auction house Woolley and Wallis is trying to trace the origins of the rock, which had been in the garden of a 1960s bungalow on the Hampshire/Wiltshire border.

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Article written by: Eleanor Jones

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