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Figurine of Fortuna

The Roman goddess Fortuna was the bearer of fortune and good luck. She is shown here with a ‘cornucopia’ also called the ‘horn of plenty’. The figurine was in the...

Oil lamp

This oil lamp was excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund in 1904 from the Romano-Egyptian site at Herakleopolis, or Ehnasya. It is one of 45 objects donated to this museum...

Figurine of a female head

This is part of a figurine of a woman which was probably a household religious item. Many items like this were discovered during Flinders Petrie’s excavations of a Roman town...

Figurine of Mercury

This figurine shows the Roman god Mercury, wearing a winged hat and a cloak. The figurine was in the collection of ancient objects belonging to a Devon-based collector, who believed...

Finger ring with intaglio

The design on this ‘intaglio’ ringstone is difficult to interpret. The image seems to contain signs for the Egyptian ‘ankh’ and ‘Sa’, representing long life and protection. With it is...

Bowl

This bowl was made in Egypt or Palestine but copies a type of pottery first made in Roman France....

Figurine of a mouse

A bronze figure of a mouse, or rat with a short tail, measuring approximately 3cm long. It is either Roman or Egyptian, and dates from the period 30BC-AD384. Small metal mice...

Oil lamp depicting a woman

This lamp was described by its collector as ‘Six-wick lamp of ovoid shape: pink clay with red glaze, 4.1 in. wide by 2.3 in. top to bottom. The upper part...

Earring

This is one of a pair of ear-rings described by their collector as ‘Pair of gold ear-rings in form of rings. 6in. diameter, attached to gold wire which fastened them...

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