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).
ROME, ITALY—The New York Times reports that an intact chamber tomb containing the remains of three men and one woman was discovered dug into the volcanic rock in a suburb of Rome during the construction of an aqueduct. The men had lived to be over the age of 35, and all were thought to have… via … Continue reading Intact Tomb Dating to Fourth Century B.C. Found in Rome — Archaeological Headlines – Archaeology Magazine