We don’t have any pictures showing Roman feasting @ChesterFarmNcc But we do have examples of table-ware used in wealthy homes. Many of the traditions of Saturnalia were absorbed into #Christmas when the #Roman Empire became Christian. https://t.co/g7fHPZGLfo
The preparations for Saturnalia would have included shopping for the latest delicacies. Imagine the inhabitants of our #Roman town visiting a shop like this one (the frieze is sadly not from our site). Stuffed dormouse anyone? #heritage https://t.co/ffk3GpyRH1
At this time of year the inhabitants of our #Roman town would have been preparing for Saturnalia. A time of feasting in honour of the god Saturn and characterised by misrule, role reversals and rowdy behaviour. Was there a temple to Saturn on our site? https://t.co/LK1smtzuU8
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