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Roman Military Equipment

The Roman Household

Roman Technology: Engineers, Scientists, Builders

Equipment to measure... RGM Köln and British Museum, London

a rapid scale in bronze, weight missing, RGM Köln

Water pipe system (ancient plumbing), British Museum, London


A pioneering axe (dolabra), Munich Archeological Museum


and to write....

writing equipment for a letter home, RGM Köln

Grafitti on Terra sigilata

from the Munich Archeological Museum

An early Abacus to calculate profit and loss
RGZM Mainz

Health and Beauty

above medicinal instruments, below a mirror and a set strigili for the baths.... RG Museum Köln

closer look at the medicinal box

A stamp for ophtalmologist's prescriptions, Munich Archeological Museum

shaving knive, needles, scissors (Nijmegen Museum)


Mysterious Objects:

a dodecaeder of unknown purpose...., Louvre, Paris

Buildings: Mosaic Floors

More Technology:

A heavy builder's crane to lift heavy loads during a construction process (model)

Rudder of a Roman Boat (RG Museum Köln, Germany)

Metal Supplies

A lead bar stamped by the Legio XIX, this is one of the three legions destroyed under the general P Quinctilius Varus by the German tribes under Arminius in 9 AD

Related Sections of the Roman Numismatic Gallery:

The  Location of Roman Legions from Caesar to ca. 300 AD is summarized in a table.
Military Equipment, and Military Diplomas
Roman Legionary Bricks
Countermarks of roman legions on coins are shown in the Legionary Countermark section.
Coins making reference to roman legions are to be found in the Legionary Coin section.
Wars and Victories on Roman coins.
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