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TESSERA

Unique ID: SOM-89D493

Object type certainty: Possibly
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A Roman ceramic object, possibly a tessera dating to the period c. AD 43 - 410. The object is trapezoidal in shape. The fabric is buff shading to off-white in colour with a reduced light grey core. It exhibits abundant quartz, mica and grog temper.

The object measures 24.04mm in length, 23.07mm in width, is 14.46mm thick and weighs 12.16g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 24.04 mm
Width: 23.07 mm
Thickness: 14.46 mm
Weight: 12.16 g

Personal details

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

Materials and construction

Primary material: Ceramic
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Somerset (Unitary Authority)
District: North Somerset (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Kingston Seymour

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Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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