LON-1E182C: A rim sherd fragment from a Roman Gaulish samian ware hemispherical bowl Form Dragendorff 37 by the Les Martres de Veyre potter known as 'X-2' dating to AD 100 - 120.

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Unique ID: LON-1E182C

Object type certainty: Probably
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A rim sherd fragment from a Roman Gaulish samian ware hemispherical bowl Form Dragendorff 37 by the Les Martres de Veyre potter known as 'X-2' dating to AD 100 - 120. The sherd has a beaded rim with a plain band beneath followed by a moulded decoration consisting of a band of rosette-tongued ovolo, under which is a wavy border and the top part of a figure consisting of head and arm, possibly Apollo with lyre. The fragment has a pink fabric and is coated in a red slip on both the inside and outside which is abraded with some of the slip worn away from the high points of the moulded decoration.

Dimensions: length: 73.3mm; width: 47.47mm; thickness: 9.33mm; weight: 27.88g.

Similar Drag. form 37 dish on the database are LON-32885E, WAW-F9D786 and LON-97281B.

References: de la Bedoyere, G. 1988. Samian Ware. Shire Publications Ltd, Aylesbury.

Webster, P. 1996. Roman Samian Pottery in Britain. Practical Handbook in Archaeology 13. Council for British Archaeology, York.

Class: Samian Ware
Sub class: Dragendorff Form 37

Subsequent actions

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 120

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 73.3 mm
Width: 47.47 mm
Thickness: 9.33 mm
Weight: 27.88 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Stuart Wyatt
Identified by: Mr Stuart Wyatt

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: City and County of the City of London (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Dowgate (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3280
Four figure Latitude: 51.5035277
Four figure longitude: -0.09955492
1:25K map: TQ3280
1:10K map: TQ38SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
Discovery circumstances: Eyes only
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

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