British Collections by Geographical Regions:

North East of England

The north east of England covers material from County Durham, Northumberland, Tees Valley and Tyne and Wear.

This Roman bronze arm purse found near the legionary fortress on Hadrian's Wall at Vindolanda in Northumberland is one of many Roman objects from this region held by the Ashmolean.

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Roman Bronze Arm Purse (Click to enlarge)

Roman Bronze Arm Purse from Vindolanda (AN2001.90)

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January 2012