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Coventina"s well

Lindsay Allason-Jones

Coventina"s well

a shrine on Hadrian"s Wall

by Lindsay Allason-Jones

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Published by Trustees of the Clayton Collection, Chesters Museum in Hexham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- England -- Northumberland.,
  • Coventina"s Well (England),
  • England -- Antiquities.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, px-xiii.

    Statementby Lindsay Allason-Jones and Bruce McKay.
    ContributionsMcKay, Bruce., Trustees of the Clayton Collection.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA690.C74/
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii,112p. :
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21916349M
    ISBN 100946897050

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    Well, once we get to the Storm Coast some of our happy party are going down there. And a lot of what lives down there tends to be sensitive to storm magic, since lightning is a sky thing, so I thought I’d see if you were able to help with the lightning runes I’m trying to get into the weapons. (Coventinas's Well in Northumberland was found to contain o coins etc.) The River Seine in France, was named after the Goddess Sequanna. At its source, in carved wooden votive objects were found. Deep shafts were dug and votive offerings were cast into them to appease the underworld gods. Many shafts have been found in Bavaria.5/5(2).

    Substantial deposits of votive offerings have been recovered from inside Coventinas Well, including as many as 16, coins and objects made of bronze, lead, ceramic, glass, jet, shale, bone, and leather (Allason-Jones and McKay ). Among the leather objects recovered from the well were four shoe soles, two of which belonged to children. Index of /images Name Last modified Size Description. Parent Directory - 63K phoenix23_3a K tonga61_jpg K jpg K 23K 23K 23K jpg 32K .


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Buy Coventina's Well by Lindsay Allason-Jones from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Author: Lindsay Allason-Jones. The well was dedicated to a water-goddess named Coventina." Images above and to the left are of from a book of holly wells in England (copyright expired) and show two of the items found at Coventinas Well, Coventinas well book gave it its name.

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While working on my mithraeum, I wrote to the woman who (literally) wrote the book on Coventina’s Well, Lindsay Allason-Jones. Wanna know what happened. She wrote back. I asked for any epithets associated with Coventina and so began a very pleasant conversation ending with exactly the information I wanted.

Coventina in Context. Perhaps the most important water-goddess from northern Britain was Coventina whose cult, like that of Sulis, was concentrated at one particular site, Carrawburgh, on Hadrian's Wall.

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See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Audio CD, Jan. 1 "Please retry" Format: Audio CD. For around three centuries, Hadrian’s Wall was a vibrant, multi-cultured frontier sprawling almost 80 miles coast-to-coast.

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English: Carrawburgh is a settlement in Roman times, it was the site of a hectare (3½ acre) auxiliary fort on Hadrian's Wall called Brocolitia, Procolita, or Brocolita The fort there was the Wall's northernmost point, and just over a mile west of the nearest milecastle, Milecastle It either used the Wall itself as its northern rampart, or was built parallel to it but Instance of: village.

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Now motorists using the A1 are to be confronted with the far earthier figure of a giant reclining “goddess” stretching her curves alongside nearly half a mile of the.Her name is Coventina, and the wishing well was made in her honor.

The main well or shrine dedicated to her is locate at Carrawburgh, on Hadrian’s Wall in Britain. The wells represented the earths very essence and womb, where the Celtics believed Coventinas presence resided most.

She also resides in all rivers, lakes, and streams.Coventinas well is thought to have received some of its offerings o years ago. White stones, especially moonstones, were also used as votive objects, perhaps because of their association with lunar deities.