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Housesteads Roman Fort J000117

HADRIANs WALL: HOUSESTEADS ROMAN FORT (VERCOVICIUM), Northumberland. Reconstruction drawing of the North Gate in the 2nd century AD by Philip Corke

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Jigsaw Puzzle (520 Pieces)

Discover the rich history of ancient Rome with our captivating jigsaw puzzle from Media Storehouse. Featuring the iconic Housesteads Roman Fort, this intricately detailed puzzle is a must-have for history enthusiasts and puzzle lovers alike. Based on a reconstruction drawing of the North Gate in the 2nd century AD by Philip Corke from the Historic England Photo Library, this puzzle invites you to piece together a piece of history. Journey back in time to Vercovicium, a Roman fort situated on Hadrian's Wall in Northumberland, England. With stunning attention to detail, this jigsaw puzzle offers a fun and engaging experience for all ages. Immerse yourself in the Roman world, explore the intricacies of the fort, and bring history to life in the comfort of your own home. A perfect gift for history buffs or a rewarding challenge for yourself, the Media Storehouse Housesteads Roman Fort Jigsaw Puzzle is sure to provide hours of enjoyment and satisfaction. So why wait? Dive into the past and start your puzzle adventure today!

Made in the USA, 520-piece puzzles measure 16" x 20" (40.6 x 50.8 cm). Every puzzle is meticulously printed on glossy photo paper, which has a strong 1.33 mm thickness. Delivered in a black storage cardboard box, these puzzles are both stylish and practical. (Note: puzzles contain small parts and are not suitable for children under 3 years of age.)

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Estimated Product Size is 50.8cm x 40.5cm (20" x 15.9")

These are individually made so all sizes are approximate

Artwork printed orientated as per the preview above, with landscape (horizontal) or portrait (vertical) orientation to match the source image.


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EDITORS COMMENTS
This print takes us back in time to the Housesteads Roman Fort, also known as Vercovicium, situated along the iconic Hadrian's Wall in Northumberland. The image showcases a remarkable reconstruction drawing of the North Gate, meticulously crafted by Philip Corke, which offers a glimpse into this ancient Roman stronghold during its glory days in the 2nd century AD. The intricate details and expert artistry evident in this graphic representation transport us to an era where legions of soldiers once guarded this strategic frontier outpost. As we gaze upon the print, we can almost hear the echoes of marching footsteps and feel the weight of history that permeates through these stone walls. The North Gate depicted here was not only an entrance but also a symbol of power and authority. It served as a vital access point for both military personnel and civilians alike who sought refuge within these protective fortifications. This visual narrative allows us to imagine what it must have been like for those passing through this very gate centuries ago – their hopes, fears, and aspirations intertwined with every step they took. Preserved by Historic England Photo Library, this image serves as a testament to our collective heritage and reminds us of the enduring legacy left behind by our ancestors. It invites contemplation on how civilizations rise and fall while leaving indelible imprints on landscapes that transcend time itself. As we admire this photograph print without any commercial intent or mention thereof, let it serve as an invitation to explore further into Britain's rich archaeological treasures – each one offering its own unique story waiting to be discovered.

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