The Romans did not have an industrial civilization but they believed in organization and thus set a conceptual base on which industry later could be built.  Their habits allowed increased production of lots of things, consequently there are a lot of them still around.

RSG1) ROMAN, c. 350-400 AD, amber glass tablet with intaglio female bust, 17x13mm, from Caesarea, Israel, XF $140.00 sold
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ROMAN, 2-3 c. AD, iron ballista points, 90-100mm long, from near Vienna, Austria.  The ballista was a giant multiple crossbow. $40.00 sold

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