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    4 March 2014

    [image: Llys Awel dog]

    Man’s best friend, the dog has recently been making headlines again through his ability to save life by either sniffing out cancer or licking to help restore circulation to injured limbs. This association between people, dogs and good health is nothing new and was recognised back in antiquity.
  • GalleriesThe Llanvaches Roman Coin Hoard

    15 July 2011

    [image: Llanvaches coin hoard]

    Get up close and personal with Roman rulers, their wives and girlfriends in one of the finest hoards of silver coins discovered from Roman Britain in the second century A.D.

  • ArticlesA Roman belt-buckle that escaped the Edwardians

    14 September 2010

    [image: Roman belt-buckle]

    Archaeologists first excavated the forum-basilica at Caerwent in Monmouthshire early in the twentieth-century. When Museum staff returned to excavate the site again they found items that had previously been overlooked, including this late fourth-century copper alloy buckle and plate.

Articles

  • ArticlesThe Healing Power of Dogs

    4 March 2014

    [image: Llys Awel dog]

    Man’s best friend, the dog has recently been making headlines again through his ability to save life by either sniffing out cancer or licking to help restore circulation to injured limbs. This association between people, dogs and good health is nothing new and was recognised back in antiquity.
  • ArticlesA Roman belt-buckle that escaped the Edwardians

    14 September 2010

    [image: Roman belt-buckle]

    Archaeologists first excavated the forum-basilica at Caerwent in Monmouthshire early in the twentieth-century. When Museum staff returned to excavate the site again they found items that had previously been overlooked, including this late fourth-century copper alloy buckle and plate.

  • ArticlesReproducing Roman Arrowheads

    3 September 2010

    [image: Reproducing Roman Arrowheads]

    The Romans used many different types of arrowheads. The most characteristic had a series of vanes: the early type had three vanes, but by the 3rd century examples with four vanes are found. One possible reason for this change is that the four-vane type was easier to produce.

Galleries

  • GalleriesThe Llanvaches Roman Coin Hoard

    15 July 2011

    [image: Llanvaches coin hoard]

    Get up close and personal with Roman rulers, their wives and girlfriends in one of the finest hoards of silver coins discovered from Roman Britain in the second century A.D.

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