Roman Britain

Collection by Lark Kephart

Lark Kephart
The Colchester Vase, around 175 AD, Colchester Castle Museum, Camulodunum (Roman Colchester) Historical Artifacts, Ancient Artifacts, Ancient Rome, Ancient History, Roman Gladiators, Roman Britain, Roman History, Ancient Beauty, Roman Art

The Colchester Vase, around 175 AD, Colchester Castle Museum, Camulodunum (Roman Colchester)

In 1848 this beautifully decorated pot was discovered in a Roman grave at West Lodge in Colchester. It dates from around AD 175 and was probably made in Colchester. Four gladiators can be seen on the base. Above them are inscribed the names Secundus, Mario, Memnon and Valentinus. It is one of the finest examples of ceramic art know from Roman Britain.

Pictures of Places Along Hadrian's Wall: Chesters Fort Strongroom Egyptian Things, Moving To Ireland, Hadrian's Wall, Ancient Discoveries, Roman Roads, Roman Britain, Great Wall Of China, English Countryside, Cumbria

Why Was Hadrian's Wall Built?

The Roman Emperor Hadrian started to build what became known as Hadrian's Wall to keep the "barbarian" Picts from Scotland out of Roman Britain.

Richborough Roman Fort and Amphitheatre, Kent England Ancient Ruins, Ancient Rome, Ancient Mysteries, Margate Kent, Roman Britain, Kent England, British Countryside, Roman History, English Heritage

Richborough Roman Fort

Richborough is perhaps the most symbolically important of all Roman sites in Britain, witnessing both the beginning and almost the end of Roman rule here.

BBC - Primary History - Romans - Roman defence of BritainBits of Roman road can still be seen. Soldiers and carts used this cobbled road (at Blackstone Edge in Lancashire) to travel between Mamucium (Manchester) and Yorkshire. Rome Antique, Art Antique, Ancient Rome, Ancient History, Ancient Greece, European History, Ancient Aliens, American History, Primary History

What was it like in Roman Britain?

What was everyday life like for Romans living in Britain? Learn about Roman villas, technology and family life in this BBC Bitesize KS2 History guide.

Gravestone of T. Flavius Bassus, horseman Stele of T. Flavius Bassus, eques of the ala Noricum (CIL Late century AD. Ancient Rome, Ancient Art, Anglo Dutch Wars, Pax Romana, Roman Britain, Roman Legion, Before The Fall, Roman Art, 1st Century

Armoury of the Bricoleur?

Recent scholarship has usefully applied Lévi-Strauss’ bricolage metaphor to examine the way in which new forms of ‘Roman’ identity emerged through the incorporation of pre-existing elements. This understanding corresponds closely to the processes of evolution described by Arrian in his celebrated Ars Tactica, an account of the manoeuvres and dress of Roman cavalrymen. This chapter considers the processes, bricolage included, which characterized the adoption of particular forms of dress by…

I would have to live in a place that had Roman Ruins. View from Upper Northgate Street along the Roman wall & looking down on the Shropshire Union Canal in Chester, Cheshire, UK. Places To Travel, Places To See, Roman Roads, Roman Britain, England And Scotland, Ancient Rome, British Isles, Great Britain, Chester Cheshire

Remnants of Roman Britain: in pictures

We take a look at the ruined reminders of the Romans' time in Britain.

'Entire streets' of Roman London uncovered in the City by MOLA at the Bucklersbury/Bloomberg site through which the River Walbrook flowed leading to amazing archaeological preservation. London History, British History, Ancient Rome, Ancient History, Roman Britain, Europe News, Roman History, London Life, Old London

'Entire streets' of Roman London uncovered in the City

An archaeological dig in the heart of the City provides a unique insight into the first 400 years of London's Roman history, experts say.

Roman fort at Vindolanda. This is the main road through the "village" just outside the fortified walls. Ancient Egyptian Art, Ancient Ruins, Ancient Rome, Ancient Greece, Ancient History, Ancient Artifacts, Roman History, European History, American History

Vindolanda main street

Roman fort at Vindolanda. This is the main road through the "village" just outside the fortified walls.

 Soldiers of the late Roman army. Anglo Saxon History, Ancient History, Medieval, Ancient Armor, Roman Legion, Empire Romain, Classical Antiquity, Roman Soldiers, Roman History

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Zvonimir Grbasic. Soldiers of the late Roman army. #romanempire #roman #empire #notes

An exhibition at Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths & Museum takes a look back at the history of the "most excavated" fort on Hadrian's Wall. Excavations at the fort in Wallsend in North Tyneside, began in 1975 ahead of new housing. Ancient Rome, Ancient History, Roman Britain, Castle Ruins, British Isles, Roman Empire, Hadrian's Wall, Great Britain, Archaeology

The 'most excavated' Roman fort

A look back at the history of the "most excavated" fort on Hadrian's Wall.

The find, at the site of the fort on Hadrian's Wall, is described as "truly exceptional". Hadrian's Wall, Roman Britain, Roman Art, Travel Plan, Ancient Rome, Roman Empire, Durham, Art And Architecture, Monuments

Vindolanda fort dig unearths personal messages

"Messages from the distant past" are unearthed at the site of a Roman fort

Flavinus's tombstone from Corbridge, now in Hexham Abbey. Ancient Rome, Ancient Art, Langley Castle, Fall Of Constantinople, Ancient Discoveries, Roman Britain, Northern England, Roman History, Digital Painting Tutorials

11 Stunning Stone Sculptures on Hadrian's Wall

Popular images of Hadrian's Wall tend to focus on soldiers and their weaponry; a modern image of the military: men dressed and ready to kill. There was more to life on the Wall than this.

Barton Cemetery Dig site located east of Brunswick Road Old Pictures, Old Photos, Gloucester City, Roman Britain, The Cloisters, Castle Ruins, Ancient Rome, British History, Roman Empire

Gloucester Greyfriars Community Archaeology Project - Cotswold Archaeology

Roman town of Glevum under excavation. Barton Cemetery nr Brunswick Road