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Tagged with Cotswold Archaeology

Mother Goddesses

Miles Clifford is an undergraduate student at the University of Southampton studying Archaeology, and has been visiting the Corinium Museum collection as a researcher for his dissertation evaluating the political power and influence of local cults.

Roman British Decapitation Burials

Shaheen Christie is studying for a PhD at the University of Wisconsin focussing on Roman British decapitation burials. She visited the museum to study the remains of Roman decapitations from Cirencester and the Cotswolds. In this blog entry Shaheen discusses her research.

Bird Watching in the Museum

From prehistoric owl brooches to 1940s bird hats the Museum's collections are full of our feathered friends. Through this series of blogs we will explore the different depictions of birds in the museum. Why they were so important in history and what they can tell us about life in the past.

Roman Women

This blog post by Charlotte Heath (Roman Society Work Experience Placement) takes a look at the role of Roman women based on evidence from the Corinium Museum collection.

Bird Watching in the Museum

From prehistoric owl brooches to 1940s bird hats the Museum's collections are full of our feathered friends. Through this series of blogs we will explore the different depictions of birds in the museum. Why they were so important in history and what they can tell us about life in the past.

Discovery to Display

On Saturday 21st July a special event organised by the Corinium Museum and Cotswold Archaeology, and funded by the Roman Society, invited Museum and Roman Society Members to board a bus and go on a journey to learn about the process of archaeological discovery to display!