And, o joy, they permit photography.
Here are some objects from the Roman collections.
1. Corinium had its own school of mosaic workers. This is an example of their work.
2. A sculpture- in high relief of the three Matres- or mother goddesses
3. The Matres again
4. A goddess has been joined by the three genii cuculatti- pixie like figures in hooded cloaks. No-one knows quite who they are or what they stand for- but they were widely popular- and one can't help thinking that they influenced medieval faery lore.
5. The genii cuculatti again- reduced to hoodies on legs...