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"Roman life under our feet"
Roman life under our feet
trefwoorden: romeins - centrum - 4e eeuw
The next time you are shopping in the town centre of Worthing, pause for a moment and ponder this:
More than 1,600 years ago, Roman soldiers and civilians trod where you are walking now.
The earth below your feet is probably littered with remains, waiting to be discovered during some future development. Every so often artefacts are brought to the surface, usually by workmen digging drains or laying foundations.
Many of the relics can be seen in showcases at Worthing Museum in Chapel Road.
Ironically, the museum was built on the site of a Roman settlement and in May 1907, during construction work, contractors found a superb example of a Roman urn.
Lees verder bij: This is Worthing (12 juni 2003)