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Monumental Latin Inscriptions from Roman Britain in the Ashmolean Museum Collection

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  18 June 2018

Alison E. Cooley*
Department of Classics & Ancient History, University of


This article presents some of the results of the Ashmolean Latin Inscriptions Project (funded by the AHRC 2013–2017), with new editions and commentaries on inscriptions from Roman Britain in the Ashmolean Museum. It offers an evaluation of these inscriptions based upon autopsy and digital imaging (Reflectance Transformation Imaging), and includes new photographs of them. It offers insights into the culture and society of Roman Britain as well as into the changing attitudes towards Romano-British antiquities in modern Britain from the 1600s onwards.

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