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Roman Glass Bowl Unearthed At Ancient London Cemetery - Archaeologists have discovered a Roman glass bowl at an ancient cemetery outside the walls of the old city of London.    The "millefiori" dish is a mosaic of hundreds of indented blue petals with white bordering, and is believed to be a rare find in the Western Roman Empire.  It is estimated to date from around 2nd to 3rd century A.D.

Roman Glass Bowl Unearthed At Ancient London Cemetery - Archaeologists have discovered a Roman glass bowl at an ancient cemetery outside the walls of the old city of London. The "millefiori" dish is a mosaic of hundreds of indented blue petals with white bordering, and is believed to be a rare find in the Western Roman Empire. It is estimated to date from around 2nd to 3rd century A.D.

Numa Pompilius (I assume). Numa, the second King, and set down in the legends as the immediate successor of Romulus by election, was of Sabine race, and was the first and original legislator of Rome.

Numa Pompilius (I assume). Numa, the second King, and set down in the legends as the immediate successor of Romulus by election, was of Sabine race, and was the first and original legislator of Rome.

Roman Courtyard        Ornate Fountain and other classic features of a Roman Courtyard garden at Vindolanda.

Roman Courtyard Ornate Fountain and other classic features of a Roman Courtyard garden at Vindolanda.

astra Martis. Castra Martis is Roman military castra from 4-th century. Destroyed by huns, then rebuild by Justinian and again destroyed by avars. It used to protect the road through Vrashka Chuka pass in the western Balkan mountains. The castle was invaded and seized by the hun's leader Uuldis in 408 AD. In 377 AD the emperor Gratian comes and stays here for some time on his journey to lower Thrace.

astra Martis. Castra Martis is Roman military castra from 4-th century. Destroyed by huns, then rebuild by Justinian and again destroyed by avars. It used to protect the road through Vrashka Chuka pass in the western Balkan mountains. The castle was invaded and seized by the hun's leader Uuldis in 408 AD. In 377 AD the emperor Gratian comes and stays here for some time on his journey to lower Thrace.

The Great Cameo of France (agate), Roman (1st Century AD) - Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, France

The Great Cameo of France (agate), Roman (1st Century AD) - Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, France

House of the Vestal Virgins in the Roman Forum sign - with three remaining CORINTHIAN columns of the Temple of Castor and Pollux in the background

House of the Vestal Virgins in the Roman Forum sign - with three remaining CORINTHIAN columns of the Temple of Castor and Pollux in the background

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