Exhibit Highlights Legionnaires Letters

July 2008
Military History;Jul/Aug2008, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p9
The article features Vindolanda Tablets, 900-year-old slivers of birch, alder and oak upon which garrisoned legionnaires scrawled letters to friends, family and countrymen in their native Gaul. British archaeologist Robin Birley unearthed the tablets in the 1970s at a pre-Hadrianic fort site in Northumberland, England.


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