WILT-F87689: Roman tessera fragment

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Unique ID: WILT-F87689

Object type certainty: Probably
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A ceramic Roman tessera dating to the period c. AD 43 - 410. The tessera is sub-cuboidal in shape and made from a coarse red-orange fabric with orange-grey upper and lower faces and badly sorted irregular inclusions. The upper surface is smooth while the lower surface is uneven.

The tessera measures 22.57mm in height, 26.34mm maximum width, 16.51mm minimum width and weighs 19.11g.

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 22.57 mm
Width: 26.34 mm
Weight: 19.11 g

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Recorded by: Miss Julie Shoemark
Identified by: Miss Julie Shoemark

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 4845

Materials and construction

Primary material: Ceramic
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
To be known as: Broughton

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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

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