Practical joke or toy? Leather ‘mouse’ shows Romans’ playful side

Unique 2,000-year-old discovery made by staff in lockdown at Northumberland’s Vindolanda Museum

A mouse made out of leather, about 12cm long, has been discovered at the Roman fort of Vindolanda, south of Hadrian’s Wall, in Northumberland. Photograph: The Vindolanda Trust

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