Putting your stamp on it

In the Roman period, using a stamp with your name, your initials or a special image (maybe a picture of your face) was an easy way to mark your belongings as your own. During excavations in Leicester, archaeologists have found the stamp of Caius Pal. Gracilis in the area of the Roman market.

Join Sarah Scoppie from the University of Leicester to learn how to make your own stamp out of root vegetables, and paint out of plants from your garden.

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