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18th Century

Saturnalia – New Header Image

To celebrate the start of the Ancient Roman Saturnalia festival we have changed our header image to a ‘slice’ taken from Antoine Callet’s oil painting Saturnales. Callet was a French painter who lived 1741 – 1823. He became the official portraitist for Louis XVI, as well as creating allegorical works such as this one.


Battle-scarred skull found at Culloden 3D scanned

A part of a skull thought to belong to a combatant at the battle of Culloden has been turned into a digital 3D model.

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