Amphorae were pottery vessels created to hold and transport goods in the Greek and Roman world; some were even highly decorative and given as prizes, or used to hold the ashes of the dead. Join me as I delve into the vessels of history...
Friday, March 15, 2013
History In the News- Plague Pit Excavated In London
My husband's comment when hearing about this story was something along the lines of "They've got dead people all over the place there." Yes, dear, that's what comes of having a long history, and I recall fondly that history is indeed abundant in Merry Old England. Digging for a new rail line has managed to unearth another fascinating and macabre find. More details can be found here.