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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.

Happy Birthday Corinium Museum

This year Corinium Museum celebrates being 80 years old! Customer Advisor Tania Boulton takes a look at the history of the museum from its opening in 1938 to the present day.

Volunteering at Corinium Museum

Emily has been volunteering with various projects at the museum for about two years, while studying Classics and English at university. These are her eloquent and fascinating thoughts on her time here at Corinium Museum.

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!

The Tombstone of Sextus Valerius Genialis

Upon entering Corinium Museum you will be struck by this superb example of a Roman cavalry tombstone. This find dates from the late 1st or beginning of the 2nd century (c.60 CE), and was unearthed in Watermoor, Cirencester in 1836. Particularly fascinating is its imposing scale and the breadth of detail present. The intricate craftsmanship […]