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.
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.
This week’s blog post is written by Nick Jones. He volunteered at Corinium Museum whilst studying for an MA in Archaeology at Cardiff University.
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.
Read about Cirencester College student Martin Richardson's experience as a Volunteer Education Assistant 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.
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!
Discover the secrets of a terracotta figurine from the Corinium Museum collections.
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 […]