Tag Archives: archaeology

A new find at Arbeia Roman Fort

A team of volunteers who worked with the Archaeology team at Arbeia Roman Fort recently uncovered a new Roman find. Alex Croom, Keeper of Archaeology at Arbeia, tells us more about it in this short film. (Click on the image to… Read more

Real or fake?

A while ago I came across this in the TWAM collections and a glance at the documentation doesn’t give many clues. It’s a slightly dubious looking Egyptian artefact with poorly engraved hieroglyphs on the back of each figure and a… Read more

Bell-shaped studs

We have been busy changing the old Daily Life gallery in the museum at Arbeia into the brand new Amazing Finds gallery, which meant we had to take all the artefacts out of the room during the building work. Some of the objects… Read more