TA’s thoughts: teaching ‘gender’ in Roman culture

Context Being a Teaching Assistant has led to a few realisations in the last few months. One particularly noteworthy point occurred last week. A colleague and I were covering a two hour lecture in the Introduction to Roman archaeology course for first year undergraduates. The course itself is core for the Classical Archaeology students, and … Continue reading TA’s thoughts: teaching ‘gender’ in Roman culture

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Crosby Garrett helmet goes for £2,000,000

I just watched the Christie's auction online. I thought things were going well when lots of the items failed to sell, or went for the lowest estimate. Unfortunately that didn't happen to the Crosby Garrett Roman cavalry helmet that I analysed a couple of weeks ago. In the end it went for a round £2,000,000. … Continue reading Crosby Garrett helmet goes for £2,000,000