Roman Finds Group Films

Our collection of Roman Finds Group films is now online. We'll be adding more to the collection in the coming year, as well as links and additional information about the objects featured. Click on the links below to watch the films.

The Roman Finds Group is very grateful to have worked with the Centre for Interdisciplinary Artefact Studies at Newcastle University on this first set of films. We have completed a second set of ten with the assistance of Museum of London Archaeology, which will be available shortly.

Introduction to Roman finds

Why study small finds

Domestic Life

Dining and tableware: Metal table vessels

Food preparation: Cauldrons

Food preparation: Querns

Furniture and Fittings

Personal Life

Entertainment: Board games

Personal hygiene: Wooden combs

Personal ornament: Beads

Personal ornament: Dress

Working Life

General introduction

Jet and shale working

Woodworking and building iron tools

Latest News

Masterclass on Romano-British Brooches

We are delighted to announce that Roman Finds Group committee member Jörn Schuster will be offering a one-day Masterclass on Romano-British Brooches with former RFG committee members Dr Hella Eckhardt and Dr Emma Durham from the University of Reading. This one-day event will enhance your skills in the description, identification and dating of Romano-British brooches. You will also learn about the way the PAS records brooches and the research potential of personal adornment for our understanding of Roman Britain.... Read More »

Happy 30th Birthday, Roman Finds Group!

Roman Finds Group chose the city of Salisbury as the perfect place to celebrate our 30th anniversary at our Autumn 2017 conference, ‘New Research from Finds from South and South-Western Britain’.... Read More »