Alan H's photos


  • Shield Boss

    Bronze decorated shield boss, provenance unknown. 75-125 AD. At the Great North Museum, Newcastle. Part of the Hadrian's Cavalry exhibition.

  • Cavalry Helmet and Face Mask

    Bronze Roman cavalry helmet and face mask. Luxembourg, 70-110 AD. At the Great North Museum, Newcastle. Part of the Hadrian's Cavalry exhibition.

  • Face Mask

    Face mask from parade helmet. The hairstyle shows that this face mask is a woman. She may be a goddess or an Amazon. 200-250 AD. From the Musée d'Art Classique de Mougins. At Segedunum Roman Fort, Wallsend. Part of the Hadrian's Cavalry exhibition.


  • Breastplate

    Pairs of small breastplates were used to fasten suits of ring or scale mail body armour. This one is decorated with the goddess Victory, a lion and a snake. 160-230 AD. At Segedunum Roman Fort, Wallsend. Part of the Hadrian's Cavalry exhibition.

  • Breastplate

    Pairs of small breastplates were used to fasten suits of ring or scale mail body armour. This one is decorated with an eagle, a sea-panther and Victory holding a wreath and palm leaf. 160-230 AD. At Segedunum Roman Fort, Wallsend. Part of the Hadrian's Ca…

  • Helmet Cheek Piece

    The design on this is of a horse and rider, possibly one of the heavenly twins, Castor and Pollux. Copper-alloy sheet over an iron base. 75-125 AD. At Segedunum Roman Fort, Wallsend. Part of the Hadrian's Cavalry exhibition.


  • Dagger and Scabbard

    A complete dagger with its iron scabbard, which is decorated with copper-alloy plates. 160-200 AD. From the Land Niederösterreich Archäologischer Park, Carnutum. At Segedunum Roman Fort, Wallsend. Part of the Hadrian's Cavalry exhibition.

  • Bone Sword Handle

    60-110 AD. At Segedunum Roman Fort, Wallsend. Part of the Hadrian's Cavalry exhibition.

  • Iron Swords (Spathae)

    Left - complete blade from Newstead Roman Fort, Scotland. 80-100 AD (from the National Museums of Scotland). Right - a rare example where the complete bone handle assembly has survived. 60-110 AD (from the Land Niederösterreich Archäologischer Park, Carnu…


  • Copper Alloy Helmet

    The helmet is decorated with wreaths and a band of captured weapons and armour, with sphinxes on the cheek pieces. 75-150 AD. From the Musée d'Art Classique de Mougins. At Segedunum Roman Fort, Wallsend. Part of the Hadrian's Cavalry exhibition.

  • Silver Dish

    With portrait bust of Hadrian. At Segedunum Roman Fort, Wallsend. Part of the Hadrian's Cavalry exhibition.

  • Silvered Bronze Shield Boss

    The boss was damaged in battle. The top inscription attributes it to Marcus Ulpius, a member of the Imperial Horse Guard during Trajan's reign. The lower inscription appears to record Flavius Volussinus offering the boss in memory of Marcus Ulpius. 101-10…


  • Iron Cavalry Helmet with Face Mask

    This design of mask is called the 'Alexander' type as it is very similar to portraits of Alexander the Great. This one was discovered in the cavalry fort of Aalen, Germany. 150-250 AD. At Arbeia Roman Fort, South Shields, part of the Hadrian's Cavalry exh…

  • Altes Museum

    Berlin, Germany.

  • Large Bowl

    Altes Museum, Berlin, Germany.


  • Dome

    Altes Museum, Berlin, Germany.

  • Statue of Deified Livia

    42-54 AD. Altes Museum, Berlin, Germany.

  • Marcus Aurelius

    The head and statue do not belong together. Head c150 AD Statue 50-80 AD Altes Museum, Berlin, Germany.


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