Diary tools found in Segóbriga Marcos David Pérez Martínez
There aren’t many professions found in texts but we knowthere were miners, scribes, stone workshops, people whoworked in quarries and a doctor, Philoumeno the Greek.I’m going to show you some of the tools used in Segobriga,found in this archeological site.
-Plate made of clay- Knife made of metal with the handle from bones
Vessels made of clay and translucent glasscalled lapis specularis
Work toolsThere was a big metallurgical activity in the city. It produced tools for agriculture, cattle raising and mining industry.But we can’t forget about things as keys, nails and other dairy tools.
But working in quarries was probably the most important work.Don’t forget capitals and molding for buildings in the city.There also were another type of craftmen who made tools for mine workings.
CoinsCoin was the instrument for trade. Segobriga had got its ownplace to mint coins called ceca, in which there were mintedfive series of bronze coins.Segobriga could mint around a million coins.