Pieces of History

An archaeologist ultimately fascinated by the smallest, most individual items from the human past.
triglifos-y-metopas:

Group of statuettes of Roman gods and godesses, bronze.
Southbroom, Devizes, Wiltshire, England.
3rd century A.D.
[British Museum]

triglifos-y-metopas:

Group of statuettes of Roman gods and godesses, bronze.

Southbroom, Devizes, Wiltshire, England.

3rd century A.D.

[British Museum]

Roman Dorchester 22 (by Wessex Archaeology)
Copper alloy ring. It was found during excavations on the site of the County Hospital, Dorchester, Dorset.

Roman Dorchester 22 (by Wessex Archaeology)

Copper alloy ring. It was found during excavations on the site of the County Hospital, Dorchester, Dorset.

Roman Dorchester 8a (by Wessex Archaeology)
Coin found during excavations on the site of the former County Hospital, Dorchester. It is a Nummus of Valentinian, and dates between AD388-402. It was minted in Arles.

Roman Dorchester 8a (by Wessex Archaeology)

Coin found during excavations on the site of the former County Hospital, Dorchester. 
It is a Nummus of Valentinian, and dates between AD388-402. It was minted in Arles.