Carlisle is a ruined Roman fortified community called Luguvalium in England. Many significant artifacts from the site are on display in the Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery .


Map showing the relationship of Carlisle to Hadrian's Wall, Roman roads, and a variety of Roman settlements.

The Medieval castle at Carlisle occupies part of the area that had been a Roman fortification.

Altar dedicated to Hermes (Mercury) found at Carlisle.

Fragment of a second century AD gravestone from Carlisle.

Tombstone of a woman named Titullinia Pussitta who died at the age of 35 years, 8 months and 15 days. Her gravestone was found at Netherby, north of Carlisle.

Ceramic effigy of a celtic god from Carlisle.

Fragment of a relief of two cloaked figures from Carlisle, probably representing two Celtic gods.

Tombstone representing a Roman woman holding a fan with a child petting a dove her in lap; from Carlisle.

Closeup of the child petting the dove on a tombstone; from Carlisle.

Closeup of a tombstone representing a Roman woman holding a fan; from Carlisle.

"Conquest" tombstone representing a Roman horseman trampling a Briton; from Carlisle.

Closeup of the shield on the "Conqueset Stone"; from Carlisle.

Small amulet (pewter?) of a wine amphora from Kings Meadow at Carlisle.

Replica of a crude milestone mention the settlement of Carvetii ; from Carlisle.

Brick bearing the stamp of the 9th Legion (VIIII); from Carlisle.

Cast metal baldric dedicated to Jupiter and decorated with an eagle; from Carlisle.

Fragment of scale armour from Carlisle.

Sandstone relief of Mercury on display in the Tullie House Museum in Carlisle.

Cast figurine of Venus on display in the Tullie House Museum in Carlisle.

Brick bearing the stamp of the 9th Legion (VIIII); from Carlisle.
Photographs taken during March 1999

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