Unique ID: LON-429146

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated

Roman glass intaglio. Made from clear glass, oval in shape. It depicts a standing figure. Most of the detail is unclear; the figure appears to have a flowing cloak over its left arm and a staff or spear held in the right hand. There is a garland around the lower half of the intaglio. The edge is chipped and the reverse is abraded.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Dimensions and weight

Length: 13 mm
Width: 12 mm
Thickness: 2.5 mm
Weight: 0.6 g
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 15th March 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Eleanor Ghey - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Ms Meriel Jeater - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Museum accession number: 4680/2

Materials and construction

Primary material: Glass [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Cut [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

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Spatial metadata

Region: London
County: Greater London Authority
District: Croydon
To be known as: Streatham area

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Gardening [scope notes]
General landuse: Other[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Garden[scope notes]

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: Monday 5th June 2006
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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