LON-429146: Roman Intaglio

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Unique ID: LON-429146

Object type certainty: Certain
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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

Dimensions and weight

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

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Eleanor Ghey
Identified by: Ms Meriel Jeater

Other reference numbers

Museum accession number: 4680/2

Materials and construction

Primary material: Glass
Manufacture method: Cut
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Croydon (London Borough)
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
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Garden

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LON
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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