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Record ID: IARCH-AB4E81
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
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A copper alloy jug, with one handle. One of three containers for the Dorchester hoard found in 1936 (IARCH-5E5FEF). It was recorded as having a height of 1 foot 3/4 inches and a diameter at the top of 4 3/4 in. and at the base 4 in. Its maximum diameter was 7 inches. The handle was decorated with a vine branch and attached to the rim by two duck's beaks and to the body by a Silenus mask. Elements of the decoration were picked out in silver inlay. It had three soldered feet that had become detached. The VCH reference below notes "The blister feet are unusual but the jug is of Wheeler's …
Created on: Tuesday 31st March 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 31st March 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Dorchester', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IARCH-AB5BAC
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy basin or bowl. One of three containers for the Dorchester hoard found in 1936 (IARCH-5E5FEF). It was recorded as having a diameter of 1 ft 4 in. and a height of 6 in. with a footstand 1 in. high.
Created on: Tuesday 31st March 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 31st March 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Dorchester', grid reference and parish protected.


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