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    • Idby: 0014818522101B6E
    • Broad period: ROMAN
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    • Primary material: Ceramic
    • Object type: TESSERA

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Record ID: DENO-7140A3
Object type: TESSERA
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Nottinghamshire
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Two pieces of Roman tile, possibly reused as tesserae. Both pieces are similar in shape, size and colour. Light orange-red on both faces, light grey in the centre. First piece: Length 30.8mm, Width 21.1, Thickness 20.2mm. Second piece: Length 27.2mm, Width 21.7mm, Thickness 20.3mm.
Created on: Tuesday 24th July 2018
Last updated: Thursday 25th October 2018
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Record ID: SOM-8B4F33
Object type: TESSERA
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
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A ceramic probable tessera of Roman date (c. AD 43 - 410). Of a very high fined pale grey ceramic, fine grained with a soapy texture. The probable tessera is sub-rectangular and assymetrical in shape, with traces of cement surviving on three of its faces. Dimensions: length 27.6mm; width 19.3mm; thickness 20.3mm; weight 22.04g.
Created on: Wednesday 24th January 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 24th January 2018
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Record ID: KENT-EE9130
Object type: TESSERA
Broad period: ROMAN
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A fragmens of Roman mosaic flooring. Description: The fragment is made up of four cut tile tessera set in a white mortar, while relatively flat on the upper surface the back is very irregular. The tesserae are of varied colour and two of the four are heavily obscured by the mortar. Measurements: 70.31mm long, 51.17mm wide, 24.53mm thick and 114.05g in weight. Discussion:These unprepossessing cubes are of important because they may suggest the proximity of a building decorated with a mosaic floor in good Romanised tastes and indeed a known roman villa is known in the vicini…
Created on: Wednesday 29th November 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 29th November 2017
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Record ID: KENT-EE54D2
Object type: TESSERA
Broad period: ROMAN
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One roughly rectangular cut tile tessera of probable Roman date. Description:The tessera is roughly rectangular and of medium size. It is not clear what kind of mosaic it may relate to although traces of mortar remains. It is a bright orange . Measurements: 25.5mm high, 26.44mm long, 21.51mm wide and 21.86g in weight. Discussion:These unprepossessing small cubes are of important because they may suggest the proximity of a building decorated with a mosaic floor in good Romanised tastes and indeed a known roman villa is known in the vicinity of these fragment.
Created on: Wednesday 29th November 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 29th November 2017
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Record ID: NMS-3ACDFC
Object type: TESSERA
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
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Two Roman ceramic tesserae, 17 x 21 x 21mm and 22 x 24 x 22mm, weight 29.69g, mid 1st - 4th century.
Created on: Tuesday 4th October 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 4th October 2016
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Record ID: SOM-89D493
Object type: TESSERA
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Somerset
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A Roman ceramic object, possibly a tessera dating to the period c. AD 43 - 410. The object is trapezoidal in shape. The fabric is buff shading to off-white in colour with a reduced light grey core. It exhibits abundant quartz, mica and grog temper. The object measures 24.04mm in length, 23.07mm in width, is 14.46mm thick and weighs 12.16g.
Created on: Tuesday 3rd May 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 4th May 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Kingston Seymour', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-1CCDA8
Object type: TESSERA
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
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A total of 14 cut tile tesserae of roman date. All are roughly rectangular in form and cut from relatively coarse orange/pink tile. They have a combined total weight of 128.04g and are of 1st to 4th century AD date.
Created on: Tuesday 10th November 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 30th August 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Wickham Market', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-EDD764
Object type: TESSERA
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
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A ceramic probable tessera of Roman date (c. AD 43 - 410). The tessera is asymmetrical in shape, with three squared off sides and one side which has been cut on a diagonal line. It is comprised of a light grey ceramic with a fine sandy texture and occasional sub-rounded white quartz inclusions. The tessera measures 27.46mm in length, 27.25mm maximum width, 20.61mm minimum width, is 16.81mm thick and weighs 21.76g.
Created on: Tuesday 8th September 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 8th September 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Misterton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-CB64B2
Object type: TESSERA
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
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A Roman ceramic tessera dating to the period c. AD 43 - 410. The tessera is an irregular trapezoid shape and measures 23.07mm in length, 22.37mm in width, is 8.69mm thick and weighs 6.26g. The fabric is dark grey with frequent micaceous inclusions and regular sub-rounded white sand inclusions.
Created on: Thursday 13th August 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 7th October 2015
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Record ID: NMS-D1E816
Object type: TESSERA
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
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Roman ceramic tessera, 26 x 26 x 7.3mm, weight 18g, mid 1st - 4th century.
Created on: Wednesday 8th July 2015
Last updated: Friday 29th January 2016
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Record ID: SF-3175BF
Object type: TESSERA
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cambridgeshire
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Four fragments of Roman mosaic flooring. One fragment contains three tessera, the others two, cemented together with white mortar. The tessera are all an oxidised reddish in colour and roughly rectangular in shape. 1. Length: 55.87mm, width: 52.80mm, thickness: 25.32mm, weight: 72.05g 2. Length: 62.18mm, width: 36.15mm, thickness: 20.62mm, weight: 55.04g 3. Length: 47.56mm, width: 31.98mm, thickness: 22.84mm, weight: 47.54g 4. Length: 42.33mm, width: 25.49mm, thickness: 21.07mm, weight: 35.09g
Created on: Friday 13th March 2015
Last updated: Thursday 19th March 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isleham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-E08A07
Object type: TESSERA
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
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Roman ceramic tessera, oxidised, with white mortar on all four narrow faces, weight 16g, dimensions 25 x 25 x 16mm. Mid 1st - 4th century. Finder's no. GT1
Created on: Wednesday 25th February 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 25th February 2015
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Record ID: NMS-AEAB4B
Object type: TESSERA
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
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Three Roman ceramic tesserae, 28 x 25 x 23mm, 27 x 26 x 24mm and 26 x 24 x 22mm (with adherent white mortar), weight 70g, mid 1st - 4th century.
Created on: Friday 12th December 2014
Last updated: Friday 12th December 2014
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Record ID: PUBLIC-2004E3
Object type: TESSERA
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Essex
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A collection of 6 Tile Tesserae of Roman date. All 6 are cube shaped and red in colour. One is patterned and may be a reused flue tile. Sizes range from 23mm to 30mm in width. The patterned piece is sized 25mm by 30mm. Combined weight of all pieces is 124.26 grams
Created on: Tuesday 11th November 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 12th November 2014
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Record ID: WILT-E8389F
Object type: TESSERA
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Wiltshire
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A collection of fifteen ceramic and stone probable tesserae of Roman date. Six are an off white sandy fabric, four are rectangular and c. 19 mm in length, two are broadly triangular in cross section (27.25mm wide at the base tapering ton 13.75mm wide) with a flattened top. Two are an oxidised orage to red fabric with a reduced core (c. 27mm wide). The remainder are stone three are rectangular and c. 19mm in width, four are larger c. 30mm in diameter. The combined weight is 267.02 grams.
Created on: Wednesday 15th October 2014
Last updated: Monday 20th October 2014
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Record ID: WILT-F87689
Object type: TESSERA
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Hampshire
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A ceramic Roman tessera dating to the period c. AD 43 - 410. The tessera is sub-cuboidal in shape and made from a coarse red-orange fabric with orange-grey upper and lower faces and badly sorted irregular inclusions. The upper surface is smooth while the lower surface is uneven. The tessera measures 22.57mm in height, 26.34mm maximum width, 16.51mm minimum width and weighs 19.11g.
Created on: Wednesday 23rd July 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 18th November 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Broughton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-F6F2F8
Object type: TESSERA
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A probable cut tile tessera of Roman date. It is square in form and rectangular in section measuring 20.66mm in length, 21.63mm in width, 19.41mm in thickness and 12.67g in weight. It is of Roman date, c.43-410 AD
Created on: Friday 23rd May 2014
Last updated: Friday 23rd May 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Birdbrook', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-F60FA2
Object type: TESSERA
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A probable cut tile tessera of Roman date. It is square in form and rectangular in section measuring 20.05mm in length, 19.76mm in width, 14.96mm in thickness and 8.82g in weight. It is of Roman date, c.43-410 AD.
Created on: Friday 23rd May 2014
Last updated: Friday 23rd May 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Birdbrook', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUSS-4D26F2
Object type: TESSERA
Broad period: ROMAN
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Two ceramic tesserae dating to the Roman period. (1) Ceramic tessera, sub-rectangular in plan and cuboid in shape, with one rounded outer surface. It is likely that this tessera was manufactured from the flange of a tegula tile. Grog-tempered. Measurements: 31.3 mm long, 29.2 mm wide, 20.9 mm thick and weighs 29.6 grams. (2) Ceramic tessera, sub-rectangular in plan and cuboid in shape. Grog-temper and micaceous inclusions. Measurements: 24.1 mm long, 22.1 mm wide, 17.8 mm thick and weighs 15.8 grams.
Created on: Wednesday 19th February 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 19th February 2014
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Record ID: NARC-E47E52
Object type: TESSERA
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
23 irregularly sized blocks or sandy orange ceramic building material. 15 of these are certainly crude tesserae of Roman date. The remaining 8 are less certain due to damage and wear giving them a less definate form.
Created on: Friday 14th February 2014
Last updated: Friday 14th February 2014
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