Recommended Exhibitions

 

Roman Helmet Detail

Legion: Life in the Roman Army

At the British Museum, London

  • Now through 23rd June 2024
  • Room 30: The Sainsbury Exhibitions Gallery

For those exploring the breadth of the Roman Empire and the elements of Roman life that traveled with its armies, visit

The British Museum’s exhibition Legion: Life in the Roman Army. On for just a few more months, now through 23rd June.

 

There are many fun elements for young visitors but also unique items of interest to historians, archaeologists, antiquarians, and more. 

 

"Legion explores life in settled military communities from Scotland to the Red Sea through the people who lived it."

 

Read more about this exhibit on the British Museum Website.

Image of an ancient gold helmet

Dacia: The Last Frontier of the Roman World

At the Baths of Diocletian, Museo Nazionale Romano

  • Now through 21st April 2024

The Museo Nazionale Romano at the Baths of Diocletian presents the largest and most prestigious exhibition of archaeological finds organised by Romania abroad in recent decades. The exhibit traces the historical and cultural development of the Romanian territory from the eighth century BC to the eighth century AD, highlighting the legacy of various civilisations, including the Romans. On display are around 1,000 objects from 47 Romanian museums, as well as from the National Museum of History in the Republic of Moldova, exhibited for the first time alongside artefacts from the National Roman Museum.

 

Read more about this exhibit on the Turismo Roma website.

 

Pictured: the San Casciano bronzes at the MANN restoration workshop. Photo: Massimo Osanna

The Bronzes of San Casciano

At the National Archaeological Museum of Naples

  • Now through 30th June 2024

 

The Bronzes of San Casciano presents the extraordinary discoveries made in 2022 in the Etruscan and Roman thermal sanctuary of the Bagno Grande of San Casciano dei Bagni. This is the discovery of the largest deposit of bronze statues from the Etruscan and Roman period.

 

Read more at Finestre sull'Arte: The Best of Italian Art. Pictured: the San Casciano bronzes at the MANN restoration workshop. Photo: Massimo Osanna

 

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