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Roman marching camp - Contubernia tents




Description

Members of the Ermine Street Guard display equipment used in Roman times along with two excellent campaign tents which would have housed up to 8 legionaries with their equipment. These tents have been accurately re-created using authentic materials and techniques from archeological investigations. They are hand stiched from sheets of leather and each took many hundreds of man-hours to complete.

Location

Housteads Roman Fort, Northumberland, UK. August 2008

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