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Curse Tablets!   An article on these fascinating Romano-british tablets!   http://historyoftheancientworld.com/2009/12/the-social-and-cultural-implications-of-curse-tablets-defixiones-in-britain-and-on-the-continent/  #Romano-British #archaeology

Curse Tablets! An article on these fascinating Romano-british tablets! http://historyoftheancientworld.com/2009/12/the-social-and-cultural-implications-of-curse-tablets-defixiones-in-britain-and-on-the-continent/ #Romano-British #archaeology

Roman Cheese Press of the Roman Period from Lower Halstow, Kent, England. From the collection of the British Museum, London, England.

Roman Cheese Press of the Roman Period from Lower Halstow, Kent, England. From the collection of the British Museum, London, England. press cheese-presses-from-history

Calleva Atrebatum (or Silchester Roman Town) was an Iron Age oppidum and subsequently a town in the Roman province of Britannia and the civitas capital of the Atrebates tribe. Its ruins are beneath and to the west of the Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin, which is just within the town wall and about 1 mile to the east of the modern village of Silchester, in the English county of Hampshire.

Calleva Atrebatum (or Silchester Roman Town) was an Iron Age oppidum and subsequently a town in the Roman province of Britannia and the civitas capital of the Atrebates tribe. Its ruins are beneath and to the west of the Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin, which is just within the town wall and about 1 mile to the east of the modern village of Silchester, in the English county of Hampshire.

These Roman shoes were found between 1979 and 1982 during archaeological excavations at Bar Hill fort on the Antonine Wall. Roman soldiers built the Antonine Wall across Scotland in the years AD 139-141

Roman Shoes — Discovered between 1979 Roman Shoes — Discovered Between 1979 & 1982 During Archaeological Excavations At Bar Hill Fort On The Antonine Wall. Roman Soldiers Built The Antonine Wall Across Scotland In The Years CE.

Child's shoe Roman Britain, probably 1st or 2nd century AD Found on the site of the Bank of England, London This small shoe, from a waterlogged deposit in London, probably belonged to a child. It has a thick hob-nailed sole and decorative openwork on the upper.

Child's shoe Roman Britain, probably or century AD Found on the site of the Bank of England, London This small shoe, from a waterlogged deposit in London, probably belonged to a child. It has a thick hob-nailed sole and decorative openwork on the upper.

The only surviving Roman gateway in Britain, in Lincoln

ancient roman arches - a typical element of the old roman architecture - The only surviving Roman gateway in Britain, in Lincoln

Ruins of the Roman Settlement called Letocetum at Wall, near Lichfield, built around 50 AD and abandoned around 500 AD, St John’s Parish Church in the distance.  Staffordshire, England.

vwcampervan-aldridge: Ruins of the Roman Settlement called Letocetum at Wall, near Lichfield, built around 50 AD and abandoned around 500 AD, St John’s Parish Church in the distance.

Fragment of a Roman building inscription. The inscription on the marble reads: "To the spirits of the Emperors and to the god Mars Camulus, Tibernius Celerianus, citizen of the Bellovaci, moritux of the people of London, first... - to set up this monument". This fragment was found at Tabard Square, Southwark, carefully buried in the temple courtyard.     Date  300 AD - 350 AD

Earliest known stone tablet naming the city of London (or Londinium to Romans) AD 160

Roman rooster figurine restored. The bronze rooster figurine was discovered in a Roman child’s grave. The cockerel was found during excavation work at the former Bridges Garage site on Tetbury Road in Cirencester – once the second largest town in Roman Britain. It looks amazing!

A restored Roman cockerel figurine is the best result from a Cirencester dig in decades, archaeologists have said.- The enamelled object, which dates back as far as was unearthed during a dig in 2011 at a Roman burial site in the town.

Pyxis     Roman Britain, 2nd century AD  From a grave at Elsenham, Essex  Most likely an ink-pot

Pyxis Roman Britain, century AD From a grave at Elsenham, Essex Superbly preserved enamel millefiori decoration

Bronze helmet -- Roman Britain, mid-1st century AD -- From near Norcott Hill, Northchurch, Hertfordshire -- This helmet was found during the digging of the Grand Junction canal between Tring and Berkhamstead. It is a fine example of the type worn by Roman soldiers at the time of the Roman invasion of Britain in AD 43.

Roman coolus helmet, century A. From near Norcott Hill, Northchurch, Hertfordshire. It is a fine example of the type worn by Roman soldiers at the time of the Roman invasion of Britain in 43 CE.

Roman Iron Sword Dated: 1st century A.D. Culture: Roman, Britain Found: From Hod Hill, Dorset Measurements: Overall length 57cm

Roman Iron Sword Dated: century A. Culture: Roman, Britain Found: From Hod Hill, Dorset Measurements: Overall length

Iron Age helmet holding cremated remains found in Britain."The owner of this helmet, or the people who placed it in the grave, may have lived through the very beginning of the story of Roman Britain."

A rare Iron Age helmet unearthed using a metal detector in Kent is described as a very exciting find by the British Museum.