SOM-43C137: Roman Samian Ware Vessel

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VESSEL

Unique ID: SOM-43C137

Object type certainty: Certain
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Two sherds of Samain ware pottery of probable early Roman date. One sherd is the central part of a base from a bowl and the other is a body sherd from a bowl with a slight carination. Both sherds are micaceous with pinkish-orange fabrics suggesting that they are Lezoux (Central Gaulish) products. Total weight: 49.3g

Class: Samian Ware

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 2
Weight: 49.3 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 7th April 2008

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Entry 020235

Materials and construction

Primary material: Ceramic
Manufacture method: Wheel made
Completeness: Fragment
Surface Treatment: Slipped

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Charlton Horethorne

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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