Finds tray – Romano-British putto

This is a Romano-British figurine of a chubby, naked boy, known as a putto. Although discovered in 2019 in Cox Green in Windsor and Maidenhead, it was recently highlighted in the latest Portable Antiquities Scheme annual report. It is made of copper-alloy and depicts a cherubic boy in a seated…

Finds tray – a gold bulla

This pendant, known as a bulla, was found by a metal-detectorist in the Melton district of Leicestershire in November 2021. It is hemispherical in shape and formed of two plain gold sheets, one formed into a hollow dome and the other flat, to serve as the back plate, with a…

Current Archaeology 396

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• Archaeology and the National Trust
• St Bartholomew the Great: London’s oldest surviving parish church
• Arminghall Henge: a burnt timber circle from prehistoric Norfolk
• Excavating a Bronze Age barrow and a Roman ‘shrine’ in Overstone…

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