Electrotype copy of Roman bronze corn measure, A. D. 90-9

Made:
1949 in London
maker:
J H W Axtell

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Electrotype copy of Roman bronze corn measure of A.D.90-92 found at Carvoran, Northumberland in 1915 in the marsh outside a fort on Hadrian's Wall. Original now at the Chesters Museum, Northumberland. Shaped like a truncated cone, the size of a two gallon bucket

Details

Category:
Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
1949-1
type:
replica ancient capacity measure
credit:
Axtell, J.H.W.