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    • Period from: ROMAN
    • Object type: VESSEL

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Record ID: SF-9033FD
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
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A small assemblage of ceramic sherds (2) dating to the later Roman period, c. 100-350 AD. Both pieces are body sherds of Nene Valley colour coated ware, demonstrating orange internal fabrics covered with black slip. One of the sherds demonstrates rouletted 'feathered' decoration on its outer face, the other being undecorated. Both quite weathered and much of the slip eroded away. Combined weight: 11.45g.
Created on: Tuesday 18th December 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 18th December 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Exning', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-778BD4
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Greater London Authority
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An Incomplete blown glass Roman vessel likely of globular Bath Flask (Aryballos) type dating to the 2nd or early 3rd century AD. Description: The vessel has a folded rim, edge bent out up and in creating a bulging effect. The neck is short roughly cylindrical and bulging at its middle. Below the neck the body begins although it is broken across its' middle (?), likely of constricted globular form, creating an upper section (which remains) only slightly wider than the bulging neck, the lower body is uncertain and the break is marginally worn. The handles are trailed up the neck and be…
Created on: Monday 17th December 2018
Last updated: Monday 17th December 2018
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Record ID: WAW-1194B7
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Warwickshire
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A wall sherd of a probable jar produced in a reduced ware. The sherd weighs 38.74g. Sherd specific details: Fabric type: Reduced Ware Firing condition: unoxidised exterior, brown-grey coloured core, unoxidised interior. Hardness: Hard Surface treatment: none Surface texture: Smooth Inclusions: quartz and dark brown/black grits. Condition of sherds: Slightly abraded.
Created on: Wednesday 12th December 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 12th December 2018
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Record ID: WAW-118C2B
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Warwickshire
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A base sherd of a jar produced in a reduced ware. The base of the jar has a diameter of c.150mm. The sherds together weigh 242g. Sherd specific details: Fabric type: Reduced Ware Firing condition: unoxidised exterior, brown-grey coloured core, unoxidised interior. Hardness: Hard Surface treatment: none Surface texture: Smooth with some pitting. Inclusions: quartz and dark brown/black grits. Condition of sherds: Slightly abraded.
Created on: Wednesday 12th December 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 12th December 2018
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Record ID: WAW-117B2B
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Warwickshire
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Eight body/base sherds of a jar produced in a reduced ware and these are cojoined. The base of the jar has a diameter of c.100mm. The exterior of the jar has been burnished forming stripes. The sherds together weigh 240g. Sherd specific details: Fabric type: Reduced Ware Firing condition: unoxidised exterior, grey coloured core, unoxidised interior. Hardness: Hard Surface treatment: burnishing Surface texture: Smooth with some pitting. Inclusions: quartz and dark brown/black grits. Condition of sherds: Slightly abraded.
Created on: Wednesday 12th December 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 12th December 2018
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Record ID: SF-0D4A69
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cambridgeshire
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A ceramic assemblage of 24 sherds, all dating to the Roman period. Most preserved in reasonably fresh condition. The assemblage consists 18 pieces of wheel-thrown Nene Valley greyware (some originating from large flanged bowls) with a whitish internal fabric and blackish grey coating (10 rim, 3 base, 5 body) dating c. 150-350 AD, 2 sherds of shelly/shell-grit ware (1 rim, 1 body) with a brownish black fabric and numerous inclusions dating to the 3rd/4th century, a single body sherd of thick-walled Horningsea type storage vessel (browny orange fabric and decorated with interconnecting s…
Created on: Wednesday 12th December 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 12th December 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Fulbourn', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WAW-E9D44C
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Warwickshire
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Rim sherd of a necked-jar produced in a reduced ware. The rim is angular on the exterior and convex on the interior surface with a short neck. The exterior of the rim has been burnished. The rim is c. 170mm diameter. The form is a jar, similar to Lee et al (1994, 13) R.293. The sherd weighs 67.26g. Sherd specific details: Fabric type: Reduced Ware Firing condition: unoxidised exterior, brown-grey coloured core, unoxidised interior. Hardness: Hard Surface treatment: n/a Surface texture: Smooth with some pitting. Inclusions: quartz Condition of sherds: Slightly abraded. Lee F.…
Created on: Monday 10th December 2018
Last updated: Monday 10th December 2018
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Record ID: WAW-E99037
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Warwickshire
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Rim sherd of a possible bowl produced in a reduced ware. The rim is angular, everted with a cordon on the exterior and a groove on the upper surface. The vessel, in profile has a short neck. The rim is c. 240mm diameter. The form is possibly a bowl, similar to Lee et al (1994, 13) R.447. The sherd weighs 24.98g. Sherd specific details: Fabric type: Reduced Ware Firing condition: unoxidised exterior, brown-grey coloured core, unoxidised interior. Hardness: Hard Surface treatment: n/a Surface texture: Smooth with some pitting. Inclusions: dark gritty brown inclusions, occasional …
Created on: Monday 10th December 2018
Last updated: Monday 10th December 2018
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Record ID: WAW-E93935
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Warwickshire
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Rim sherd of a storage jar produced in a reduced ware. The rim is angular, everted with a [-shaped profile. The rim is c. 210mm diameter. The form is similar to Lee et al (1994, 13) R.28. The sherd weighs 24.71g. Sherd specific details: Fabric type: Reduced Ware Firing condition: unoxidised exterior, brown-grey coloured core, unoxidised interior. Hardness: Hard Surface treatment: n/a Surface texture: Smooth. Inclusions: dark gritty inclusions, quartz Condition of sherds: Slight abrasion. Lee F., Lindquist, G. and Evans, J. 1994 'Romano-British coarse pottery' in eds. Crackne…
Created on: Monday 10th December 2018
Last updated: Monday 10th December 2018
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Record ID: WAW-E91308
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Warwickshire
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Rim sherd of a storage jar produced in a reduced ware. The rim is everted with a C-shaped profile. The rim is c. 120mm diameter. The form is similar to Lee et al (1994, 13) R.27. The sherd weighs 33.27g. Sherd specific details: Fabric type: Reduced Ware Firing condition: unoxidised exterior, brown-grey coloured core, unoxidised interior. Hardness: Hard Surface treatment: n/a Surface texture: Smooth. Inclusions: dark gritty inclusions, sandy Condition of sherds: Slight abrasion. Lee F., Lindquist, G. and Evans, J. 1994 'Romano-British coarse pottery' in eds. Cracknell S. An…
Created on: Monday 10th December 2018
Last updated: Monday 10th December 2018
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Record ID: WAW-E8DC08
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Warwickshire
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Two sherds, one of the base and another of a vessel wall. It is not certain whether they are of the same vessel. The form of the vessel/s cannot be identified. The ware is a reduced ware. The sherds in total weigh 41.34g. Sherd specific details: Fabric type: Reduced Ware Firing condition: unoxidised exterior, unoxidised coloured core, unoxidised interior. Hardness: Hard Surface treatment: none Surface texture: Smooth. Inclusions: quartz, sandy, micaesous Condition of sherds: No abrasion and fresh breaks.
Created on: Monday 10th December 2018
Last updated: Monday 10th December 2018
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Record ID: PUBLIC-82D96E
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
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A body sherd of a Roman greyware vessel. The sherd has a course sandy fabric, with a few inclusions, and mottled grey inner and outer surfaces. The sherd is triangular in shape. Length: 34.8mm, Width: 36.2mm and Thickness:4.8mm. Weight: 7.7g.
Created on: Wednesday 5th December 2018
Last updated: Thursday 6th December 2018
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Record ID: LEIC-69FDA6
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
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Roman Samian ware base sherd, 58mm long, 51mm wide and 24mm thick with a weight of 26.9g. The object consists of an open circular base which has a bowl form which is slightly wider than its base and turns abruptly upwards and tapers slightly. The inside of the bowl has a partial makers stamp which reads [.]ARVSSA. The form is DR 33. Robert Hopkins has privided the following info. 'Stamped by Carussa i of Lezoux, who was working c. AD 160-200. The die is 3a (Hartley & Dickinson, Names on Terra Sigillata, Vol 2, p.260); the illustration for this die comes from an example excavate…
Created on: Tuesday 4th December 2018
Last updated: Monday 17th December 2018
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Record ID: LON-661A71
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Roman ceramic black-burnished 2 (BB2) vessel dating from AD 160-250. This is form IIF8 everted-rimmed jar with cavetto rim and vertical lines. The exterior of the vessel is burnished from the rim to the shoulder, the body is decorated with a panel with ten groups of vertical incised lines spaced at even intervals around the circumference of the jar, eight of the groups have four lines, one has six and another seven lines. The groups of lines start at the shoulder of the vessel and terminate 30.39mm from the base. This form of decoration is also found on IIF9 but the disti…
Created on: Tuesday 4th December 2018
Last updated: Monday 10th December 2018
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Record ID: SOM-D54636
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
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Rim sherd from a large, closed, form, a cooking or storage vessel of Roman greyware dating to AD 43-410. The sherd consists of the constricted neck and the turned out rim which has a thickened and rounded outer edge. A relatively soft fired, reduced, micaceous, sandy greyware with brown margins and grey core. It has abundent poorly sorted sand temper and occasional larger irregularly shaped soft chalk or more probably limestone inclusions up to 3.5mm in diameter and very occasional rounded ironstone up to 1mm. The piece of pot measures 92.24mm in length, 42.41mm in width, 7.19mm in t…
Created on: Tuesday 27th November 2018
Last updated: Thursday 6th December 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Westonzoyland', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-BD8DD4
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman ceramic sherd from a Black Burnished ware (BB1, from Wareham/Poole Harbour, Dorset) vessel, dating c. AD 250 - 410. A rim sherd originally from a straight sided bowl with a dropped flange. A relatively fine grained, hard black fabric throughout, with evidence of 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 feldspar inclusions, most <1mm and some <2.5mm, and rare orange/brown iron stone, <1.5mm. Length: 45.8mm, Width: 24.2mm, Thi…
Created on: Monday 26th November 2018
Last updated: Monday 26th November 2018
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Record ID: PUBLIC-7EDBC6
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A rim sherd of a wheel-thrown ceramic Black Burnished Ware (Type BB2) jar or bowl of Roman date, circa AD120 - 250. The fabric is dark blackish-grey in colour with a hard and gritty texture and black burnished outer surface. Abundant inclusions of mica are present giving a speckled appearance within the fabric. The fragment has a thick beaded rim. The fragment is 113.2mm long, 41.39mm wide, Rim 14.27mm thick, body 5.51mm thick, and weighs 52.7g. Overall diameter: 18cm (projected using rim chart); approx.20% of rim remaining. BB2 wares were produced at sites around the Thames estuary…
Created on: Friday 23rd November 2018
Last updated: Monday 26th November 2018
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Record ID: PUBLIC-6C9AED
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A rim sherd of a wheel thrown Roman ceramic vessel, dating from the third to fourth century AD. The sherd is part of a shallow flanged dish. The fabric is a fine, slightly sandy clay, fully oxidised resulting in an orangey-red colour, characteristic of Oxford Colour Coated Ware. The grey core is very clearly visible at the broken ends of the sherd. The fabric is hard, but the surface has a soft and powdery feel. The Oxford region was producing this type of pottery between c. AD 240-350. The sherd measures :- Length 68.2mm, Height 28.55 and thickness 9.15mm at the rim and 27.18mm at t…
Created on: Thursday 22nd November 2018
Last updated: Monday 26th November 2018
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Record ID: NLM-55E823
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead vessel repair or pot mend. A massy cast plug to mend a hole in a vessel wall of thickness 4.5mm. A fragment of a dark red oxidised fabric with occasional flint and quartz inclusions is trapped in the mend. Patinated. Suggested date: Unknown, Roman to Medieval, 43-1500. Length: 37.2mm, Width: 32.8mm, Thickness: 24.7mm, Weight: 136.58gms
Created on: Wednesday 21st November 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 21st November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Blyborough', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-2EF954
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a Terra sigillata, or Samian Ware, ceramic dish of Roman date, c.AD 43 - 410. The fragment is a body sherd with a soft, soapy texture, orange fabric and glossy red slip on the exterior surface. All edges are worn and broken. The outer surface also bears elaborate though incomplete decoration. The remains of a large leaf can be seen within a double banded circular border. A partial human figure carrying a basket upon its head is to the right of the leaf. Parallel concentric U-shaped designs are present to the upper edge of the fragment. Each decorative element is separated…
Created on: Monday 19th November 2018
Last updated: Monday 3rd December 2018
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