Dr Caitlin Green @caitlinrgreen History, archaeology, place-names & early lit. Main research on post-Roman Britain & Anglo-Saxon England; also long-distance trade, migration & contact. Apr. 21, 2019 1 min read

Happy Easter! :) A Viking-era ceramic 'Resurrection egg', symbolising Christ's resurrection, found Uppland, Sweden:  https://www.flickr.com/photos/historiska/6880142909/in/photostream/ 

Another image of a Resurrection egg:  http://www.himlenarhar.se/foremal/resurrection-egg/?lang=en 

And here's my favourite Romano-British chocolate lion Easter egg again, aka a sherd of Nene Valley Ware found at Lincoln :)  https://www.britishmuseum.org/research/collection_online/collection_object_details.aspx?assetId=783104001&objectId=882915&partId=1 

A happy purple hare in foliage, from a 4th-/5th-century AD Coptic textile :)  https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/opencollection/objects/54441 

My favourite Romano-British figurine of a hare, found Hackleton, Northamptonshire :)  https://finds.org.uk/database/artefacts/record/id/124824 

A 3rd- to 4th-century AD rectangular tapestry-woven panel of a hare, found at Faiyum, Egypt.

Roman tombstone of a young boy holding a hare, found 1869, St Swithin's Church in Lincoln, & now in @collectionusher :)

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