This fragment of a word square could be the earliest piece of evidence for the practice of Christianity in northern Britain. The word square itself is a clever and pleasing play on words and may include a number of Christian phrases and symbols. The object offers opportunities to explore Roman writing and the spread of the Latin language, as well as the treatment of the early Christians.
fragment of pottery transport amphora (wine jar)
width: 22.5 cm
height: 36 cm
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