SOM-C3B313: Roman Samian Ware Vessel

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VESSEL

Unique ID: SOM-C3B313

Object type certainty: Certain
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Three sherds of Samian ware pottery of early Roman date. One sherd is an abraded rim sherd with very slight external bead, one is a base sherd from a footring and the other is a body sherd with worn moulded ovulo decoration on the exterior surface. The fine fabric is an oxidised pinkish-orange and there are traces of a shiny brownish-orange slip on some surfaces of the base and body sherds. Total weight: 24.9g

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 43
Date to: Circa AD 150

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 3
Weight: 24.9 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: Mells

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
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