In the Feature Spotlight today is the One Ring - A Dark Age Story exhibition at Andover Museum and Museum of the Iron Age. This exhibition examines the ancient tradition of ring giving and tells the story of the newest acquisition of museum's collection. This ring is a Romano silver finger ring, dating somewhere between … Continue reading Feature Spotlight: One Ring – A Dark Age Story Exhibition at Andover Museum.
One of the books I acquired over the Christmas period was 'Roman Roving' by Annabel Stowe. The book a series of ten walks along the Roman Road from Winchester to Middenhall (or from Venta Belgarum to Cunetio). With an overall length of 31 miles (50km), the ten walks vary from 1.7 miles to 4.3 miles … Continue reading Roman Roving – Part 1 Charlton Down to Hampshire Gate (Walk 6).
First in my Feature Blog we take another trip to my local museum - Andover Museum and Museum of the Iron Age. The Fullerton Mosaic The mosaic above was the centre piece of the main room a Romano-British Villa, or country farmhouse. The house only lasted for about a generation, but parts of it survived … Continue reading Feature Spotlight: The Fullerton Mars Mosaic – Andover Museum and Museum of the Iron Age