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    • Idby: 0014818522101B6E
    • Broad period: ROMAN
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    • Primary material: Ceramic
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Record ID: SOM-C5BCEA
Object type: MORTARIUM
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Somerset
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A ceramic rim sherd from a wheel-thrown Roman Oxfordshire white-ware mortarium dating to the period c. AD 240-410. It is 3.0mm thick at the rim, widening to 19.3mm at the flange before tapering to 9.9mm. It weighs 87.86g. The estimated exterior rim diameter of the vessel is 260mm The fabric is an oxidised pinkish-orange, is hard, reasonably fine and tempered with fine mica and quartz sand (<0.5mm). The outer surface a has rounded white surface with occasional grey and brown, grit the interior white surface has larger pinkish quartzite grit (<3mm) below the flange. The rim of th…
Created on: Monday 14th January 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 15th January 2019
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Record ID: IOW-A0407B
Object type: FLOOR TILE
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Isle of Wight
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A particularly thick fragment of Roman ceramic floor tile. The fragment is sub-triangular in plan and rectangular in cross-section. The flat edge has a finished surface and the core is grey. Length: 228.0mm; width: 143.0mm; thickness: 77.0mm. Weight: c. 2539.0g. (post-room scales). Surface find in the Inter-tidal zone.
Created on: Saturday 12th January 2019
Last updated: Monday 14th January 2019
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Record ID: SOM-8C2DD9
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Somerset
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One sherd of Black Burnished ware, Poole/Wareham industry BB1 fabric from a colander. There is extensive thick burnishing surviving on the outside and inside of the sherd. Its fabric is hard fired, dark grey and contains abundant sub-rounded translucent quartz, <1mm, and occasional sub-angular white inclusions. The vessel has been fired in a reduced atmosphere giving the fabric an even dark grey colour. There are 7 complete holes in the sherd and at least 3 other incomplete holes around its edges. These holes were pierced prior to firing and appear to be roughly located in two cur…
Created on: Friday 11th January 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 15th January 2019
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Record ID: SOM-8C2421
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Somerset
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Three undiagnostic roman body sherds, probably from an amphora, dating from the first to the third centuries. The largest sherd is sub-trapezoidal in plan and slightly convex in cross section. The fabric of this sherd has a light pink-orange outer surface and darker pink orange interior flanking a brown grey core. The two smaller sherds have a similar light pink orange outer surface and dark pink orange inner surface but show a darker grey core. The fabric of all three sherd is sand tempered and show regular (c.5%) inclusions of rounded ironstone up to 2.5mm across, inclusions of mic…
Created on: Friday 11th January 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 15th January 2019
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Record ID: SOM-8B1376
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A ceramic base sherd from a Roman Samian ware vessel. The sherd consists of the broken fragment of a circular base. Only the floor of the vessel survives and no foot ring can be seen. This piece was so fragmentary It was not possible to determine the base's diameter. A small portion of a maker's stamp is visible on the basal interior although it is too small to identify The fabric is fine, very high fired, dark reddish orange in colour and, is fully oxidised. It is hard and exhibits occasional micaceous inclusions. The vessel has been coated in a dark orange/red slip which has been …
Created on: Friday 11th January 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 15th January 2019
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Record ID: SOM-8ADA1A
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman ceramic sherd presenting a complete profile of a Black Burnished ware (BB1, from Wareham/Poole Harbour, Dorset or South Western variant) bowl or lid, commonly termed 'Dog bowl/Dog dish' dating to AD 100-410. The sherd demonstrates a complete profile from the rim to base although less than one eighth (12.5%) of the vessel remains. The rim is plain with a rounded top, slightly angled on the inner side, the sides slightly convex and meet the flat base at c.65 degrees. It has a hard fired, dark grey fabric which has frequent translucent quartz, <1.5mm. Evidence of burnishing a…
Created on: Friday 11th January 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 15th January 2019
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Record ID: LANCUM-6053E3
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
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Rim sherd from a wheel-thrown greyware vessel of Roman date (c. 43 - 410 AD). The vessel has an everted rim and convex body. Both inner and outer surfaces are black, while the core is grey. The fabric is hard and contains very small and sparse quartz inclusions. The broken edges are abraded. The sherd is 40.47mm in length, 38.23mm in width and 9.22mm in thickness. It weighs 16.57g.
Created on: Wednesday 9th January 2019
Last updated: Monday 14th January 2019
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Record ID: LANCUM-5FFACE
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Rim and body sherd from a wheel-thrown Samian Ware vessel of Roman date (c. 43 - 250 AD). The rim is everted while the body of the vessel is straight and bends in at the bottom, implying that the vessel is shallow. The red fabric of the vessel is fine and hard throughout with a glossy red slip on both sides. The broken edges of the sherd are abraded and the slip has been worn away in patches on both sides. The object is 27.35mm in length, 24.13mm in width and 5.41mm in thickness. It weighs 3.19g.
Created on: Wednesday 9th January 2019
Last updated: Monday 14th January 2019
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Record ID: LANCUM-5FDD07
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Rim sherd from a wheel-thrown Samian Ware vessel of Roman date (c. 43 - 250 AD). The rim is slightly everted and the body of the vessel is straight. The red fabric of the vessel is fine and hard throughout with a glossy red slip on both sides. The broken edges of the sherd are abraded and the slip has been worn away in patches on both sides. The object is 51.03mm in length, 28.94mm in width and 7.19mm in thickness. It weighs 15.16g.
Created on: Wednesday 9th January 2019
Last updated: Monday 14th January 2019
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Record ID: LANCUM-5DEBB0
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Rim sherd from a wheel-thrown Samian Ware vessel of Roman date (c. 43 - 250 AD). The rim is slightly everted and marked out on the inner surface of the vessel by a lateral groove. Below the rim is a band that curves outwards before angling in rapidly before the curved body of the vessel. The red fabric of the vessel is fine and hard throughout with a glossy red slip on both sides. The broken edges of the sherd are abraded and the slip has been worn away in patches on both sides. The object is 34.31mm in length, 29.87mm in width and 5.11mm in thickness. It weighs 4.94g.
Created on: Wednesday 9th January 2019
Last updated: Monday 14th January 2019
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