Museum researchers – including archaeologists and conservators – have put their favorite finds on exhibit.
Client: Aquincum Museum.
Reconstructed scene: antler tool used to repair a bed.
Lead curse table
Lead curse table with barely readable writing.
Old sorcerer writes the curse to the lead table.
Reconstructed scene: Iron age smith with the help of his wife pumps air into the furnace to get the necessary temperature to melt the iron.
Burying the idol head.
Drawing of the grave and the belt.
Belt decorated with stone.
Photo of the ceramics horse piece
Shrine (lararium) with the reconstructed horse statuette.
Roman chamber pot, lasanum.
Reconstructed scene: Chamber pot being emptied.
Amphora containing expensive wine from Crete.
A servant breaks the amphora as part of the funeral ceremony.
Warped, spoiled pottery
Spoiled pottery as found.
Pit for spoiled pottery.
Grave stone of a soldier
Photo of the grave stone.
Painted grave stone in the cemetery.
The broken piece of the Mithras statuette.
Mithras slaying the bull. The reconstructed statuette is placed in an altar in the mithraeum.
Roman horse trappings
Reconstructed trappings on a horse.