Roman Britain

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David Rudkin obituary
Other lives: Archaeologist and curator who promoted the value of Fishbourne Roman palace to the nation

James Hamilton

30, Aug, 2021 @10:42 AM

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Part of Hadrian’s Wall discovered in Newcastle city centre
Exact location in north-east England city of Roman empire’s northern frontier was previously unknown

Josh Halliday North of England correspondent

11, Aug, 2021 @3:40 PM

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Shackled skeleton identified as rare evidence of slavery in Roman Britain
‘Internationally significant’ discovery of male with burial chains in Great Casterton is first of its kind

Mark Brown

07, Jun, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Nero: The Man Behind the Myth review – legend and truth
This Roman blockbuster features relics from the great fire of AD64 and invites the visitor to judge the emperor’s true nature

Laura Cumming

06, Jun, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Was the fiddler framed? How Nero may have been a good guy after all
He was a demonic emperor who stabbed citizens at random and let Rome burn. Or was he? We go behind the scenes at a new show exploding myths about the ancient world’s favourite baddie

Charlotte Higgins

24, May, 2021 @4:06 PM

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All that glisters: flood of fake ancient jewellery dupes buyers
The 3D printer is enabling ever more sophisticated forgeries to be sold as Greek or Roman collectibles

Dalya Alberge

16, May, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Roman site uncovered in Scarborough hailed as first of its kind in UK
Remains of buildings near Yorkshire town said to be ‘most important Roman discovery of last decade’

Alexandra Topping

14, Apr, 2021 @2:01 PM

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Unearthed figurine suggests ancient Britons favoured mullets
Archaeologists say figure found in National Trust dig could represent 1st-century man or Celtic deity

Lanre Bakare Arts and culture correspondent

19, Feb, 2021 @12:01 AM

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‘Astonishing’ dig reveals domestic life in the iron age
A large settlement, a Roman villa and many household objects are among the discoveries at an ancient site in Oxfordshire

Dalya Alberge

14, Feb, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Stunning dark ages mosaic found at Roman villa in Cotswolds
Fifth-century discovery suggests break with Rome did not cause steep decline in living standards for all

Steven Morris

10, Dec, 2020 @12:01 AM

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Definition of treasure trove to be recast to protect UK's rare artefacts
Recent finds have not met criteria as they are made from bronze, not precious metals

Caroline Davies

04, Dec, 2020 @12:01 AM

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Hadrian’s Wall dig reveals oldest Christian graffiti on chalice
Lead piece etched with religious iconography found in remains of 5th-century church

Dalya Alberge

29, Aug, 2020 @12:30 PM

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