Category: Ancient

The remains of the Roman gravestone to Marcus Aurelius Lucius
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Marcus Aurelius Lucius Roman Gravestone

For a far flung part of the ancient empire, Britain is fortunate to have many Roman remains….

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Cellar at Segontium Roman Fort

Segontium was a Roman fort that played an important part in the often difficult conquest of North…

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Carved stone at Caerwent
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Roman carved stone at Caerwent Basilica

If you visit Caerwent, in southeast Wales, you’ll find many excellent historic ruins. That’s because it was…

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Dyffryn Ardudwy neolithic burial chambers

Close to the beautiful coast of Cardigan Bay, on the windswept western side of Eryri (Snowdonia in…

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Cors y Gedol neolithic burial chamber

Wales is well known for being steeped in ancient history. And along the ruggedly beautiful coast of…

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Caerleon Roman Amphitheatre Nemesis Shrine

One of the exciting features of the Roman remains in Caerleon, South Wales, is the amphitheatre. According…

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Caerleon Roman toilet block 3D scanning

The Roman Second Augustan Legion are famous in British history for many reasons, one being their big…

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The head of the Olympian Goddess
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Head of Olympian Goddess

Sometimes it seems that modern sculptures based on the ancient Greek style are ubiquitous. So it’s not…

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Large Podium Frieze
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Large podium frieze

The Nereid Monument is an ancient tomb from what is now south-west Turkey. According to Wikipedia it…

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Roman sculpture of Sokrates
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Face of Sokrates

Born in 470 BC, Sokrates (a.k.a. Socrates) was a Greek philosopher who is credited as founding Western…

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