Occasional Papers

Occasional Papers

NailsThe Australian National University Classics Museum was delighted to receive a gift of five Roman nails from Canberra resident, Mr Derek Abbott, in 2012.

The nails were once part of a buried hoard of almost a million nails recovered from the famous Roman site of Inchtuthil in Perthshire, Scotland.

The occasional paper, the first in a series of museum papers, explores the story of the nails and the conservation undertaken to present the objects for museum visitors.

Download Occasional Paper No. 1
"Five iron nails from the Roman hoard at Inchtuthil"
by Matasha McConchie

Nails

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