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Mundane Mondays #42

Pun of the weak (c. Abyssbrain)

Why did the smith go to war? The time had come to test his mettle.

The die is cast

Very awful joke I know, but I couldn’t resist. This is an artist’s impression of how Augusta Raurica must have looked in its heyday, cast in metal.

Silver salvers – Museum at Augusta Raurica

Most of these were between 2-3 feet across.     

Roman silverware – Augusta Raurica


The Museum at Augusta Raurica

The museum at Augusta Raurica boasts the biggest hoard of silver ever unearthed at any Roman ruin. In the coming days I will post more pics of this truly amazing collection. A beautiful necklace starts off the collection and I can only rue the fact that I didn’t use a smaller aperture and gotten it … Continue reading

Mundane Mondays #31

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From another angle..

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