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Roman haircare

Find out about Roman hair care in this week’s post by guest blogger Emily, a Museum Studies M.A. student at the University of Leicester. Appearance was hugely important to the Romans, and much time and energy was invested into presenting themselves in a way which would best reflect their wealth and status. This preoccupation with […]

Dolphins in Roman art

Dolphins have a rich background in Greek and Roman mythology. Find out more in our latest blog by Emily, a Museum Studies M.A. student at the University of Leicester. Dolphins, like those seen on the Venus Mosaic found at Kingscote in Gloucestershire, are a fairly popular image in Roman art. They have a rich background […]