Roman votive altar-leg
Traces of red and blue enamel can still be seen in the decorations on this strange little lump of bronze. According to archaeologists at the British Museum, it's one leg of a 'votive' alter, usually associated with the worship of Jupiter, and only known in relation to early military forts. However, this was found in an area where there are no known military forts, and where the Romans were not supposed to have settled for another 150 years. So, I have been asked to keep my eyes open for fort-ish looking remains...
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