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    • Broad period: ROMAN
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    • Primary material: Ceramic
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Record ID: SOM-1D21FF
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
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Six Roman ceramic sherds from greyware vessels, dating to c. AD 43 - 410. Five are body sherds, one is the slightly flaring everted rim of a closed vessel with a rolled outer edge. All are relatively high fired with abundent poorly sorted sand temper. Much of the temper is medium sized, patinated quartz up to 1.5mm with occasional pieces up to 2mm and some smaller pieces. occasional rounded ironstone up to 1.5mm becoming common in some sherds.Not visibly micaceaous. All are too small to estimate the diameter or the exact form. All are abraded, some highly. Total weight: 29.23g.
Created on: Friday 18th January 2019
Last updated: Friday 18th January 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Withycombe CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-1CB716
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
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Three Roman ceramic sherds from Black Burnished ware (BB1, two definitely from Wareham/Poole Harbour, Dorset, one possibly south west variant) vessels, dating c. AD 250 - 410. All are rim sherds from straight sided bowls with a dropped flange, the profile suggests at least two vessels are represented. A relatively fine grained, hard black - dark grey fabric throughout, with evidence of blacker slip and burnishing on both the interior and exterior surface and worn away at the top edge. Moderate sub-rounded to sub-angular translucent quartz inclusions, <1.5mm, occasional white angular…
Created on: Friday 18th January 2019
Last updated: Friday 18th January 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Withycombe CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-1CE53C
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
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Seven Roman ceramic sherds from Black Burnished ware (BB1, three definitely from Wareham/Poole Harbour, Dorset, four possibly South West variant) vessels, dating c. AD 43 - 410. Five are body sherds, one from the everted neck of a closed vessel (jar); two are rim sherds probably from flared rims of closed vessels with a convex curved upper surface and slight thickening on the outer side at the top edge, not enough to be called a rolled or beaded edge. A relatively fine grained, hard black - dark grey fabric throughout, with evidence of blacker slip and burnishing on the exterior and on…
Created on: Friday 18th January 2019
Last updated: Friday 18th January 2019
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Record ID: SOM-0729E9
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Somerset
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A Roman sherd from a Black Burnished Ware (BB1, from Wareham/Poole Harbour, Dorset) vessel, form unclear, probably dating to c. AD 43-410. A hard fired dark grey/black fabric with abundant sub-rounded translucent quartz, <1.5mm and occasional angular white inclusions, <1mm. It weighs 5g and is heavily abraded.
Created on: Thursday 17th January 2019
Last updated: Friday 18th January 2019
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Record ID: LEIC-EFE14F
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Selection of Roman vessel sherds. Two rim sherds, one white ware possibly from a Mortaria, one body sherd of grey ware and one corner fragment of possible tile.
Created on: Wednesday 16th January 2019
Last updated: Thursday 17th January 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Earl Shilton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-E0A007
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Somerset
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A painted sherd of a wheel thrown ceramic vessel of Roman date. It has a hard and brittle, pale dark brown micaceous fabric core with abundent sand temper and occasional grey stoneinclusions. Its surfaces are orangey red while the outer surface has been decorated with yellow-white paint covering the entire surface that has been slightly abraded. The fragment is trapezoidal in shape, and visibly curves in section. The sherd is 42.2mm long, 24.8mm wide, 3.7mm thick and weighs 5.26g. The heavy wheel throwing marks on the inside and the curve, firing and temper argue against this being …
Created on: Tuesday 15th January 2019
Last updated: Thursday 17th January 2019
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Record ID: SOM-E07A70
Object type: BRIQUETAGE
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Somerset
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A fragment of Roman ceramic briquetage. The fragment is irregular in plan and sub-rectangular in cross section although it has lost one of its original surfaces. The fragment's surviving surface is white-brown and shows some abrasion the pits of which show dark grey patination. The opposite surface, while damaged shows traces of black sooting. The fragment has a medium fired fabric, with frequent irregularly shaped and poorly sorted grog temper (<4mm) and occasional smaller grey stone inclusions. In colour the fabric is a pink orange at its core. The fragment is 64.4mm long, 49.3…
Created on: Tuesday 15th January 2019
Last updated: Thursday 17th January 2019
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Record ID: SUSS-FB7865
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: East Sussex
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Fragment of a Roman samian ware vessel, dating AD100-200. The fragment is part of a rim of a vessel, with some decoration present (line running parallel under the rim). Otherwise unidentifiable. Length: 24.80mm Height: 19.62mm Thickness: 3.76mm Weight: 1.35g
Created on: Monday 19th March 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 16th January 2019
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Record ID: SUSS-F9035C
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: East Sussex
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Single fragmented piece of Roman samian ware, dating AD100-200. Rim part of the vessel, possible form 33, from Roman Samian Pottery in Britain by Peter Webster. There is some decoration under the rim in the form of two incised lines, running parallel with the rim. Height: 19.79mm Length: 27.70mm Thickness: 6.84mm Weight: 4.82g
Created on: Monday 19th March 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 16th January 2019
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Record ID: SUSS-F8EF12
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Five fragmented pieces of Roman samian ware, of varying sizes, dating AD100-200. There are two pieces of either form 64 or 33 (Roman Samian pottery in Britain by Peter Webster) one part of the rim and the other leading into the foot, one piece of a bowl possibly from 27 (Peter Webster) and two fragmentary pieces that are not possible to further identify. Weight (collective): 13.51g
Created on: Monday 19th March 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 16th January 2019
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