The Mystery of Regina invites you to explore Roman life in Britain from around 1,800 years ago. Investigate the mystery by repainting an ancient Syrian-style tombstone found in the North East of England. Restoring the tombstone reveals stunning imagery of Roman objects and over fifty information trails about Roman life provided by experts from the Department of Portable Antiquities and Treasure at the British Museum.
British Museum reference numbers are provided for anyone wishing to find out more about the objects either at the British Museum or online. For example, the screenshot below incorporates two numbers:
The app content is provided by The British Museum, Verulamium Museum (St Albans), Frances McIntosh (Portable Antiquities Scheme), Sam Moorhead (British Museum and Roman Society), Nick Hodgson (Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums)
Explore three introductory videos about the app featuring novelist and presenter Tom Holland, and classicists Professor Mary Beard and Dr Margaret Mountford.
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All object images © The British Museum