Artefacts

We have over 100,000 individual artefacts in our collection. Many were discovered during the various excavations since the 1880s and they help tell the story of the villa and those who lived here for over 400 years.

The villa was a vibrant and busy place and the items discovered range from farm machinery, roof tiles, imported pottery, coins, fine jewelry, board game pieces and even the lock and key to the front door.