"Sed fortuna, quae plurimum potest cum in reliquis rebus tum praecipue in bello, parvis momentis magnas rerum commutationes efficit; ut tum accidit."

C. Iulius Caesar - Commentarii de Bello Civili Bk III.68

Wednesday, August 17, 2005

Roman bronze pan saved for nation

The rare bronze pan will be shared by three museums. A rare Roman bronze pan recording the building of Hadrian's Wall has been acquired by three British museums. The Staffordshire Moorlands Pan, dating from the second century AD, was found by a member of the public in June 2003.