Segedunum roman Fort: The barrack room and the shrine

Posted: August 2, 2015 in History, Newcastle, Roman History, UK
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A model of Segedunum fort c 200AD

A model of Segedunum fort c 200AD

 

In the museum at Segedunum, there are re-constructions of a barrack room and the shrine within the Principia where the military standards and trophies were kept.

Reconstruction of barrack room

Reconstruction of barrack room

The Shrine

The Shrine

Infantry standards

Infantry standards

Cavalry Draco standards

Cavalry Draco standards

For more information on the draco standards carried by Roman cavalry see these previous blog posts:

https://petesfavouritethings.wordpress.com/2013/03/05/roman-cavalry/

https://petesfavouritethings.wordpress.com/2014/04/13/the-draco/

 

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