SF-3175BF: Four fragments of Roman mosaic flooring

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TESSERA

Unique ID: SF-3175BF

Object type certainty: Certain
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Four fragments of Roman mosaic flooring. One fragment contains three tessera, the others two, cemented together with white mortar. The tessera are all an oxidised reddish in colour and roughly rectangular in shape.

1. Length: 55.87mm, width: 52.80mm, thickness: 25.32mm, weight: 72.05g

2. Length: 62.18mm, width: 36.15mm, thickness: 20.62mm, weight: 55.04g

3. Length: 47.56mm, width: 31.98mm, thickness: 22.84mm, weight: 47.54g

4. Length: 42.33mm, width: 25.49mm, thickness: 21.07mm, weight: 35.09g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Submitted for consideration as Treasure

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 4

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 28th February 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Booth
Identified by: Ms Anna Booth

Materials and construction

Primary material: Ceramic
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: East Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: Isleham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Updated: 3 years ago

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