exagonal flask (amphoriskos) signed by Ennion; Roman, blown in a four-part mold, 1st half of 1st century A.D.; Said to be from Potamia, near Golgoi, Cyprus; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1881 (81.10.224). (Image: © The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)

exagonal flask (amphoriskos) signed by Ennion; Roman, blown in a four-part mold, 1st half of 1st century A.D.; Said to be from Potamia, near Golgoi, Cyprus; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1881 (81.10.224). (Image: © The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)

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Roman Frescoes from the House of Julia in Pompeii. Museo Archeologico Nazionale (Naples)

Roman Frescoes from the House of Julia in Pompeii. Museo Archeologico Nazionale (Naples)

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This mosaic depicts some of the entertainments that would have been offered at the games. Tripoli, Libya, first century.

This mosaic depicts some of the entertainments that would have been offered at the games. Tripoli, Libya, first century.

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Roman fresco depicting a stilt, from a house in Vienna, 1st century AD, Musée gallo-romain de Saint Romain en Gal, Vienne

Roman fresco depicting a stilt, from a house in Vienna, 1st century AD, Musée gallo-romain de Saint Romain en Gal, Vienne

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Trajan's Column: The column depicts Roman emperor Trajan's victory in the Dacian Wars.

Trajan's Column: The column depicts Roman emperor Trajan's victory in the Dacian Wars.

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The high level aqueduct of Caesarea, Israel © Carole Raddato

The high level aqueduct of Caesarea, Israel © Carole Raddato

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This week, the Trust's hoard of treasure from the Williams & Griffin store in the High Street at Colchester - 'the Fenwick treasure' - has been undergoing work in a laboratory.

This week, the Trust's hoard of treasure from the Williams & Griffin store in the High Street at Colchester - 'the Fenwick treasure' - has been undergoing work in a laboratory.

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The tympanum of the Temple of Hadrian, a semi-circular relief over the entrance door depicting a female figure among acanthus leaves and scrolls, Ephesus, Turkey Carole Raddato CC BY-SA

The tympanum of the Temple of Hadrian, a semi-circular relief over the entrance door depicting a female figure among acanthus leaves and scrolls, Ephesus, Turkey Carole Raddato CC BY-SA

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