YORYM-1A2AC7: Roman : Samian vessel

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VESSEL

Unique ID: YORYM-1A2AC7

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A body sherd from a Roman Samian ware bowl, with relief decoration. Dragendorff type 37, probably 2nd century from southern Gaul. The fragment is slightly abraded. A row of double bordered ovolo with ‘tongues centrally placed’ can still be seen (only three complete ovolo’s survive). Each tongue terminates with a small rosette, their axis being vertical. Below the ovolo there is a pelleted boarder. The design below features a horse and rider, the rider holds a sword.

Find of note status

This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 100
Date to: Circa AD 200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 32 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st June 2008

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
Identified by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson

Materials and construction

Primary material: Ceramic
Manufacture method: Moulded
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Richmondshire (District)
To be known as: Brough with St Giles

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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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