ESS-5076C4: A fragment of a Roman London-Essex stamped ware vessel, dating to the 2nd century AD.

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Unique ID: ESS-5076C4

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A fragment of a Roman London-Essex stamped ware vessel, dating to the 2nd century AD. The clay is a dark grey colour, with fine micaceous inclusions. The fragment comes from the body of the vessel and is decorated with a stamped or rouletted design on the outer surface. The design appears to be foliate, with a series of pointed oval shapes representing leaves and an engraved line beneath. Fabric code LEST.

Dimensions: length: 46.53 mm; width: 51.99 mm; thickness: 10.35 mm; weight: 26.12g.

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 46.13 mm
Width: 51.99 mm
Thickness: 10.35 mm
Weight: 26.12 g

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Recorded by: Mr B Paites
Identified by: Mr B Paites

Materials and construction

Primary material: Ceramic
Manufacture method: Wheel made
Completeness: Fragment

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