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Dr Jo Ball Jul 17
This drawing of an elephant, a man (a handler?), & a large head was doodled on the back of a papyrus letter in C5-6th Egypt. The artist may have seen an elephant at a circus, or have seen the elephant gifted to the Empire by the King of Axum (Ethiopia) in AD496
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Holiday Inn Coventry 18h
This weekend step back in time at Coventry's very own Roman Fort! The Roman Festival returns this weekend 20th-21st July with activities for all the family to enjoy. 🙌
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Alasdair Macdonald 15h
Found our room with a view overlooking the Spanish steps in Rome.
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Dr Jo Ball 22h
In the world Britain was a mysterious & frightening island, the furthest land in the world, & unprotected by the gods. As late as the C6thAD, some Roman writers thought Scotland was so environmentally hostile that no human could survive there
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Trimontium Trust 21h
On 18th July 452AD, Attila the Hun sacked the Western city of Aquileia, a center of government, commerce & finance. After the sacking of the city, Attila went on to raid Italy. The destruction of Aquileia & Attila's ravaging of Venetia led to the rise of Venice.
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Pete J. B. Moore 14h
Exciting news of a nature coming from next week. Keep your eyes peeled!
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SpaTherapy Insider Jul 17
If i could go back again.
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Tour Croatia 23h
The Pula Arena is the name of the amphitheater located in Pula, Croatia. The Arena is the only remaining amphitheater to have four side towers and with all three Roman architectural orders entirely preserved.
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Trimontium Trust Jul 17
This lead curse was found in Telegraph Street, , . This one reads 'I curse Tretia Maria & her life & mind & memory & liver & lungs mixed up together, & her words, thoughts & memory; thus may she be unable to speak what things are concealed, nor be able...'
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Trimontium Trust 22h
18th July 477BC marks the most likely date for the Battle of the Cremera between the Republic and the city of Veii. The Romans under the Fabii were defeated in the battle which then led to the Veientes marching on Rome and occupying the Janiculum hill for a time.
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Trimontium Trust Jul 15
The marble cinerary urn of Vernasia Cyclas, who died in the 1st century AD aged 27. She was the wife of a freed slave, Vitalis - an Imperial Household scribe The letters 'FAP' may stand for Fidelissimae (most faithful) Amantissimae (most loving) Pientissimae (most devoted)
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Dr Jo Ball Jul 10
A votive altar dedicated to the Capitoline Triad - Minerva, Jupiter, & Juno - by soldier Titus Quartinius Saturnalis, standard-bearer in the Legio XXX Ulpia, in thanks for their favour in fulfilling his divine request.
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Roman Scotland 22h
The dense vegetation on the right is part of the ditch at Raedykes camp near Stonehaven. What's unusual about this ditch is that it was cut through rock rather than turf. Raedykes is the only Scottish camp to have a large hill in the middle of the camp
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GroovyHistorian Jul 17
Glass fragmentary beaker with painted decoration Period: Mid-Imperial Date: ca. 2nd century A.D. Culture: (image from metropolitan museum)
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Archaeology at NCL Jul 15
The NCL team at Hagg with and ?late paving exposed today
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ANADOLU AGENCY (ENG) Jul 17
[Video] - 's city , dubbed as 'city of , emperors', offers traces of to
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Soton Archaeology Jul 16
The era wrecks discovered by our team are incredible. Work to fully understand them is ongoing, but this short video contains an archaeological summary of their key features. First presented to at
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Trimontium Trust 18h
Scout, our expert archaeologist, investigates the well of the Principia at Bar Hill fort on the Antonine Wall ( ), . Bar Hill was built c142AD & from this 43 foot deep well many items have been recovered, including shoes from men, women & children.
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Angelica K Donati 23h
About last night with Dr Jessie in Rome! was taking his sweet time... ❤️
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Roman Scotland Jul 17
Trimontium (Newstead) in the Scottish Borders. Site of at least 2 camps, 4 forts and a possible signal tower on the Eildon Hills (in background) & where King Arthur is reputed to sleep. It's also home to the and their wonderful museum
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