Time Pieces History Project Item 100: Pompeii

First time on the blog or new to the Time Pieces History Project? Find out what it’s all about here, and then come back to this page for today’s item – Pompeii. Pompeii – Introduction to Item 100 My final place is somewhere that has been top of my list of must-see spots for more…

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Time Pieces History Project Item 88: The Greek Urn

First time on the blog or new to the Time Pieces History Project? Find out what it’s all about here, and then come back to this page for today’s item – The Greek urn. The Greek Urn – Introduction to Item 88 A few years ago we were lucky enough to be invited to a…

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Visit North East: Etruscan Pottery

A brown, two-handled amphora decorated with scenes from nature

The Great North Museum has so many fascinating artefacts that it’s hard to choose one. I was tempted to pick something from their extensive Roman collection, which includes a replica Hadrian’s Wall and tombstones amongst other things, but I resisted. Instead, I’ve chosen this vase from their collection of Etruscan pottery. I like it because…

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