This is the first of a 5 volume set documenting the incredible relics in the David Leigh Root collection. This limited edition set will serve as a great typology reference and artifact price guide for ancient artifacts, especially slate relics. Featuring hundreds of high quality photographs, this volume includes all of the artifacts from the Root collection that sold through Premiere Auctions Group in 2019-2020. Additional volumes in this series will come one per year beginning in 2022. Written and edited by Jim Bennett, Vanessa Sanders and Elizabeth Banks with photography by Vanessa Sanders and Angela McIntire.