24th July 2021 – 6th January 2022
Who were the first people that lived and died in Roman Britain’s capital city?
Colchester Museums have been working with archaeologists and specialists to ‘decode’ the hidden stories of 40 of Colchester’s earliest inhabitants. Through new scientific research techniques, we have reconstructed the identity and lives of these people: where they came from in the empire, what illnesses they lived with, and how they were cremated at their funerals.
Discover the lives of some of Britain’s earliest Romans who were laid to rest almost 2000 years ago…