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Roman items including oil lamp, wax tablet and stylus, coins and gaming counter

Roman

This loan box contains items relating to daily life in Ancient Rome.  Specific discussion topics could relate to decorating a home, trade and production of pottery and clothing, food production, writing, children’s schooling, games and dress

Detailed object notes and student worksheets accompany all loan boxes.

Two Week Hire

£20.00

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This loan box contains:

  • Mosaic
  • Oil lamp
  • Wall plaster
  • Clay figure (replica)
  • Spindle whorl
  • Iron nail
  • Iron cramp

  • Video of Roman Colchester
  • Gaming counter
  • Wax tablet (replica)
  • Stylus
  • 6-10 coins (replica)
  • Coarseware pottery
  • Grey ware pottery

  • Samian ware pottery
  • Oil lamp (replica)
  • Toga
  • Mortaria (replica)

    * Exact contents may vary slightly between our Roman loans boxes

  • Mosaic
  • Oil lamp
  • Wall plaster
  • Clay figure (replica)
  • Spindle whorl

 

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  • Iron nail
  • Iron cramp
  • Video of Roman Colchester
  • Gaming counter
  • Wax tablet (replica)
  • Stylus
  • 6-10 coins (replica)
  • Coarseware pottery
  • Grey ware pottery
  • Samian ware pottery
  • Oil lamp (replica)
  • Toga
  • Mortaria (replica)

    * Exact contents may vary slightly between our Roman loans boxes

 

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