SOM-C22E71: Roman Samian Vessel

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VESSEL

Unique ID: SOM-C22E71

Object type certainty: Certain
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Three sherds of Samian ware pottery of early Roman date. One sherd is a rim sherd with an external bead and the other two are base sherds with footrings. The fine fabric is an oxidised mid-orange and there are traces of a shiny dark brownish-orange slip on some surfaces. The vessels were probably produced at one of the Central Gaulish centres, judging by the moderate limestone and mica content. Total weight: 34.9g

Class: Samian Ware

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Date from: Circa AD 120
Date to: Circa AD 199

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 3
Weight: 34.9 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 23rd June 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Naomi Payne
Identified by: Dr Naomi Payne

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Entry 021437

Materials and construction

Primary material: Ceramic
Manufacture method: Moulded
Completeness: Fragment
Surface Treatment: Slipped

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Mendip (District)
To be known as: Buckland Dinham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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