Small finds comprising have been found at sites in Cirencester and across the Cotswolds. The most common item found at Roman sites in the Cotswold District is the brooch.
Roman coins provide good dating evidence for archaeological sites around Corinium. Each has a story to tell through the Emperor on the obverse and often the imagery on the reverse.
Roman Corinium was established in 1st century AD. Read about the arrival of the Roman army and settlement of a town that would become one of the largest in Roman Britain.
Evidence for food and cooking in Roman Corinium is supported through written and archaeological records. We learn about food in Corinium from buildings and objects left behind.
Small finds comprising personal ornament, often of copper alloy or precious metals, have been found at sites in Cirencester and across the Cotswolds.
Some of the best preserved mosaics in the country can be found in the Corinium Museum. They range from the 2nd to 4th centuries AD.
The development and practice of religion in Corinium is attested through rare objects including, Roman gods and goddesses, Mother Goddesses, Genii Cucculati and an acrostic.