Contents tagged with Mural

  • Artefact Story Trails

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    One of the most exciting new projects we are developing at the classics centre this year involves the design and creation of a number of murals which will explore possible biographies for some of the … more

    Category: Projects

  • Story trail six: Roman coin

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    Scene 1: A Roman worker strikes a coin in a workshop with a big hammer

    Scene 2: A Roman man pays a merchant a bunch of coins in a market

    Scene 3: A coin falls to the ground through a hole in the … more

  • Story trail four: roof tile

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    Scene 1: A Roman worker makes hundreds of roof tiles by pressing wet clay into rectangular moulds

    Scene 2: A different Roman worker lays tiles on the roof of a fancy villa as a patrician family … more

  • Story trail five: mosaic tesserae

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    Scene 1: A Roman worker creates thousands of mosaic tiles in a workshop by chiselling stone

    Scene 2: A Roman family welcomes guests into their home. The floor is decorated with a large mosaic. … more

  • Story trail three: Roman pyxis

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    Scene 1: A Roman worker turns some clay on a potter's wheel

    Scene 2: A Roman lady puts some jewellery into the pyxis

    Scene 3: A thief steals the jewellery and smashes the pyxis

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  • Story trail two: amphora handle

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    Scene 1: A Roman worker from Hispania pours olive oil from a large jar into an amphora

    Scene 2: A different worker stacks amphorae into a ship in a Mediterranean port

    Scene 3: A wealthy Roman lady … more

  • Story trail one: Roman bottle

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    Scene 1: A Roman worker blows glass near a furnace

    Scene 2: A wealthy Roman man pours wine out of the bottle into a cup in a symposium

    Scene3: A cat knocks the bottle off a table

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  • Graffiti Walls

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    These graffiti walls were created by Louise Walker. Each one was commissioned for a particular event at the classics centre.

    Roman graffiti wall - for Launch festival Oct 2013

    Roman … more

  • Iris Mural

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    The Iris Mural was designed during May 2014 and painted onto a wall outside the classics centre over summer 2014. Iris was chosen since the East Oxford Community Classics Centre is run by The Iris … more