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TESSERA

Unique ID: SUSS-4D26F2

Object type certainty: Certain
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Two ceramic tesserae dating to the Roman period.

(1) Ceramic tessera, sub-rectangular in plan and cuboid in shape, with one rounded outer surface. It is likely that this tessera was manufactured from the flange of a tegula tile. Grog-tempered. Measurements: 31.3 mm long, 29.2 mm wide, 20.9 mm thick and weighs 29.6 grams.

(2) Ceramic tessera, sub-rectangular in plan and cuboid in shape. Grog-temper and micaceous inclusions. Measurements: 24.1 mm long, 22.1 mm wide, 17.8 mm thick and weighs 15.8 grams.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 410

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 2

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 21st February 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Stephanie Smith
Identified by: Miss Stephanie Smith

Materials and construction

Primary material: Ceramic
Manufacture method: Hand made
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Chichester (District)
Parish or ward: Bosham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU8005
Four figure Latitude: 50.83900833
Four figure longitude: -0.86521925
1:25K map: SU8005
1:10K map: SU80NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Date listed is date submitted for recording.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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