Stone heads in the Roman military zone and what they tell us about people

Lindsay Allason-Jones
Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BE


The conundrum of how one can tell the date of a carved stone head is one I had to wrestle with when preparing the Corpus Signorum Imperii Romani Volume I, Fascicule 11. This lecture discusses when human heads were first carved in Britain, why they are still carved and what they tell us about the human mind throughout the ages.