YORYM-DB45CF: Roman : Vessel Mount

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Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete ceramic object, possibly a mount from a vessel, of uncertain though possible Roman date. The object is in the form of a forward facing human face. It is sub-ovate with a D-shaped section. The face has raised pellet eyes flanking a triangular nose with as downward turned recessed crescent mount. The figure wears a radiate style hat or headdress.

The object is 50.8mm long, 30.8mm wide, 13.7mm thick and weighs 22.5g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 50.8 mm
Width: 30.8 mm
Thickness: 13.7 mm
Weight: 22.5 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05656

Materials and construction

Primary material: Ceramic
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Stamford Bridge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE7154
Four figure Latitude: 53.977196
Four figure longitude: -0.91894248
1:25K map: SE7154
1:10K map: SE75SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 10 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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