Sunday 12 – Friday 17 July 2020
Join Hampshire Cultural Trust and Wessex Archaeology to explore how pottery has helped us better understand the impact of the Roman conquest on people’s lives. Over the course of 5 days, a new video will be released on Culture on Call.
The Iron Age / Roman transition in Hampshire
When we look for objects to display about the Romans, we are often drawn to exceptional treasures such as weapons or jewellery. However, to understand everyday life it is much better to look at more humble objects which are equally intriguing – especially the pottery.
Hundreds of thousands of sherds have been excavated by archaeologists over the years, and are now stored for the benefit of future research. In this series, we want to put pottery into the spotlight. In five parts, we will explore what pottery can tell us about one of the most fascinating times in ancient history: the Roman conquest of Britain.
Please join us as we start our journey and set the scene at the Winchester City Museum with Collections Manager, Robin.
Would you like to find out more? Look out for the next instalment of ‘A Potted History’ – part of the online Festival of Archaeology, and a partnership project with Wessex Archaeology.
Do you have a question about our 'Potted History'? Email your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org, and register for our live Q&A session on Friday, 17 July to hear our expert panel answer your questions. Book your place for the Q&A event HERE.
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