Archaeologia Aeliana, Or, Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to Antiquities Volume 10

Archaeologia Aeliana, Or, Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to Antiquities Volume 10

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ... Constantine the Great and one of his sons) occurred at Chesterton near Cambridge, and two B appear to have been found together at Bowncss on the Solway. Fragments of three have been found within the walls of Wroxeter, and two adjoining each other, upon their bases, and in situ, were found in draining Moston Pool in Shropshire (A.D. 1812), but, unfortunately, the greater portion of their inscriptions were obliterated. (Archaological Journal, Vol. XXXIII., p. 266). It is believed also that two have been found at Ribchester. From these remarks it will be seen that it was a common custom to renew these milliary columns, in the reigns of successive emperors, and I would suggest search being made upon the site of each recorded discovery, with the view of ascertaining whether any more similar stones are not still buried in the immediate vicinity. XIV.--ON A ROMAN SIGNET-RING, REPRESENTING A. CHARIOT RACE, FOUND AT CILURNUM IN JULY, 1882. By Mr. John Clayton, F.S.A., Vice-president. Read On Wednesday, The 26TH March, 1884. The Roman station of Cilurnum, on the west bank of the river North Tyne, has from time to time yielded objects which evidence the advanced stage of cultivation and of art which the Romans had reached during their occupation of Britain. Some of these objects have, and some of them have not, been described in the transactions of our Society. The object to which we are about to give our attention has not been so described, and the writer of this paper having no particular knowledge of the subject, will therefore be content with bringing before the Society the views and comments of antiquaries distinguished for such knowledge. On the 17th of July, 1882, an excavator, in the course of examination of the remains of a building of...show more

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  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 222g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236808649
  • 9781236808646