Roman Pottery Explored at Corinium Evening Lecture
Matthew Fittock, a PhD Researcher from Reading University, will be sharing his latest findings during an evening lecture at the Coirnium Museum in Cirencester on Thursday 26th November at 7pm.
Kindly sponsored by the Committee for Archaeology in Gloucestershire, this lecture will take people into the world of Roman sculptural pottery, its religious and functional significance, alongside exploring the deities, animal and human forms.
Pipeclay, the clay Romans used to create these figurines, was sculpted into many different ceremonial figurines, the remains of which have been uncovered across Roman sites in Britain. Matthew will provide key insights into daily life and ritual in Roman Britain drawing upon comparative studies across the Roman empire.
Matthew Fittock is an archaeologist who has excavated at Silchester and Pompeii. He is editor of the Romans Finds Group newsletter.
The Corinium Museum tells the story of archaeology across the Cotswolds with an emphasis on discoveries from Roman Corinium. A vibrant temporary exhibition programme takes place throughout the year.
For more information or to book for this lecture, please contact the Corinium Museum on 01285 655611 or go to www.coriniummuseum.org
Posted: 12/11/2015 20:08:02
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