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Magic Lantern Slide: Map of Italy

This slide was made by Dr William Bolderston who was described as a ‘Modern Language Master’ on the 1911 census. He lived in Exeter where he was a member of...

Cushion star

Cushion stars are a type of starfish. These have been preserved in alcohol and are part of the Sladen collection. Sladen’s widow, Constance, wanted the collection to remain together and...

Figurine of a seated monkey

A roman figure of a seated monkey, made of copper alloy, it was probably made in the 1st century AD, and measures approximately 4cm. Metal figures were popular in the Roman...

Oil lamp

This red-glazed oil lamp was donated to the museum in 1937 by Mr Lightbody who recorded it had been found in Rome. Lamps like this are found across the Roman...

Kylix

Drinking cups like this one were commonly used in ancient Greece at ‘symposium’ parties. This cup shows two young boys, one holding a staff. The underside of the cup is...

Krater wine bowl

On one side of this ancient Greek vessel is a scene depicting two warriors carrying spears, accompanied by dogs and two women. On the reverse are two women in conversation...

Lamp filler

This is a Roman guttus or lamp filler in black slip ware pottery. It is decorated with vertical ribbing and on the top is an image of an animal, possibly...

Unguent bottle

This ancient Greek unguentarium, or oil jar, was one of many items donated to the museum in 1927. It had been found at the necropolis at Marsala and therefore had...

Jug

This ancient Greek coarse ware jug was one of many items donated to the museum in 1927. It had been found at the necropolis at Marsala and therefore had a...

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