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Treasures of Roman Lincolnshire

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The county of Lincolnshire has a rich and varied Roman heritage. From the major Colonia at Lincoln, featuring some of the most significant remains to be seen anywhere in Britain, to sweeping agricultural landscapes filled with vibrant rural settlements, nationally important ceramic and salt industries and intriguing finds assemblages from both professional and amateur archaeology, Lincolnshire encompasses all that Romano-British archaeology has to offer. Lincolnshire’s complex and fascinating archaeological record is constantly evolving our understanding of life in the county in the Roman period.

This book explores that heritage through small finds and monuments, using individual objects and physical remains to uncover life in Roman Lincolnshire, from soldiers, priests and politicians to slaves, farmers, craftsmen, women and children, whether born locally or from the far reaches of the Roman world. Each object and site provides a window into wider issues such as cultural identity and the impact of Rome on everyday people in the countryside, combining to form an overview of life in Lincolnshire almost 2,000 years ago, as told through its most fascinating physical remains.

Book ISBN 9781445664705

Book Format Paperback

pages 96 pages

Publication Date 15 Oct 2016

Height 234

Width 165

Illustrations 180


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