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Roman tombstone base, 2nd century CE, Lincoln
Roman tombstone base, 2nd century CE, Lincoln, British Museum

The British Museum had a few Roman tombstones when I visited in 2017. It’s hard, when viewing them, not to think about how many more there must have been that were lost to history. Seeing them in a museum, protected and preserved, allows us a glimpse into history, but also removes them from the area of the graves they were created to mark.

Tombstone for Gaius Saufeius, 1st century CE, Lincoln
Tombstone for Gaius Saufeius, 1st century CE, Lincoln, British Museum
Tombstone, 1st century CE, Lincoln
Tombstone, 1st century CE, Lincoln, British Museum
Tombstone, 3rd century CE,  Lincoln
Tombstone, 3rd century CE, Lincoln, British Museum

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St. Columb’s Cathedral and churchyard abut the walls of Derry, and I managed to steal a few minutes and walk through during our tour of the Derry walls. I only got to take around 20 photographs.

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