History

History

Chesters Roman Fort 2

Museum

Images of the Museum at Chesters
Chesters Roman Fort, Northumberland

Right;
Interior of the Museum at Chesters.

Medallion

Left;
Medallion, 2" (50mm) diam. Often thought of as the head of Medusa, but may in fact be the face of Apollo

Right;
Statue found in the Baths of the Commandant's House. This could either be Neptune or a "personification" or River God, of the Tyne which flows 150 yards from the Baths.

River God
Water Nymphs

Left;
Statue of Water Nymphs holding vessels, and pouring water

Right;
Stone Relief of a Horse

Horse
Wild Boars

Left;
Building stones with images of Wild Boar. The one on the left is inscribed above: XXVV, or; "20th Legion of Valeria Victrix"

Right;
Game, similar to that found all over Europe and the Mediterrranean from antiquity.

Stone game board

Right;
Roman Shoe.

Shoe

Right;
Iron Objects.

iron

Right;
Pottery, Figurines, Whetstones, and a Boar's jawbone.

Pottery, Whetstone, and Boars jawbone

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