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Was looking through some photos and thought this was interesting.
I cannot recall if the finds are from the Boudican revolt period or not, but thought some might find the photos interesting.

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And the Coolus on display. In the lower left of this photo is a spear butt(amusingly labeled as an artillery bolt head), and some slingshot and a sling.
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The hamata has the fastening hooks still attached and is described as having a black finish.
Thanks for posting these Byron

Do you have any details of the belt?

Do you or does anyone else know if the collection has been published anywhere?

I am afraid I don't Graham. It was a couple of years back now...2008 I think, and apart from being
part of the display, I had not heard of the collection at all before hand.
It was quite a surprising little museum. You could always contact them I suppose.
A lot of pretty interesting artifacts. And some amazing mosaics.
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Some hores fittings....although the 2 in the top right almost look like later scabbard chapes?

And some horse shoes apparently?

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And a bag full of arrowheads Robert dropped....
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probably after downing a few jugs of falarian..
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Then knocked over this lamp holder and burnt the whole town down.....saved boudicca the trouble :lol:

Someone does a copy of this I'm sure....

And some decent lamp remains

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And of course, the Bronze Rams head patera/pan handle photo I promised someone I would post a couple of years ago.... :roll: :oops:

And an interesting little chest in the background.

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I have a copy of the little knife by Holger Ratsdorf....
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The Roman plane and the reconstruction below.
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Plus some
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And the mosaics which if IRC come from the villa which can be seen up in the park.

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The last ones are displayed very imaginatively. Quite inspired layout I think.
Now to try and dig my way out of this meandering thread somehow.

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Thanks for posting these Byron!
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