WILT-E8389F: Roman tessera

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Unique ID: WILT-E8389F

Object type certainty: Probably
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A collection of fifteen ceramic and stone probable tesserae of Roman date. Six are an off white sandy fabric, four are rectangular and c. 19 mm in length, two are broadly triangular in cross section (27.25mm wide at the base tapering ton 13.75mm wide) with a flattened top. Two are an oxidised orage to red fabric with a reduced core (c. 27mm wide). The remainder are stone three are rectangular and c. 19mm in width, four are larger c. 30mm in diameter. The combined weight is 267.02 grams.

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 15
Weight: 267.02 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Richard Henry
Identified by: Mr Richard Henry

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2014-26

Materials and construction

Primary material: Ceramic
Secondary material: Stone
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Melksham Without (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9066
Four figure Latitude: 51.39294827
Four figure longitude: -2.1451133
1:25K map: ST9066
1:10K map: ST96NW
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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