Sunday, September 10, 2017

Marvellous find at Hadrian's Wall

A Roman cavalry barracks with pristine artefacts has been unearthed at Vindolanda, the fort at Hadrian's wall that was subsequently built over it. The finds include Roman cavalry swords (one complete with wooden scabbard, hilt and pommel), cavalry lances, arrowheads and ballista bolts - and non-military objects like combs, bath clogs, shoes, stylus pens, hairpins and brooches. More here:…/hadrians-wall-lost-secrets-ro…

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