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    • Period from: ROMAN
    • Object type: VESSEL

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Record ID: SUR-6DE759
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Surrey
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A fragment of a handle or lug from a copper alloy vessel, 35.5mm in length, probably Roman. The handle is 3.5mm thick and has a plano convex profile. one end terminates in a break, the other is attached to a fragment of the surface of whatever the handle was attached to. This surface is decorated with moulded lines around the point of attachment to the handle. The reverse of the object is rough with a damaged surface indicative of breakage from a larger object's surface. See also NMS-98EB98.
Created on: Wednesday 17th October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 17th October 2018
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Record ID: IOW-5029F1
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Isle of Wight
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A rim fragment of a Roman shale bowl, dish or lid (c. AD 43-c. AD 410). The finished surface is dark grey, shiny and fractured. The breaks are old. Length: 24.0mm; width: 37.4mm; thickness: 11.7mm. Weight: 7.87g.
Created on: Monday 15th October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DOR-8C5A22
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
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Two conjoining sherds of New Forest colour-coated ware. Two base sherds from a beaker. The base is flat with a very slight ring at the outer edge. A reddish-yellow fine, sandy fabric with a dark brown to grey slip externally and internally. Wheel made. Heavily abraded. Date: Roman - c. 260 - 370 Weight: 21 g
Created on: Monday 24th September 2018
Last updated: Thursday 27th September 2018
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Record ID: HAMP-38523B
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Hampshire
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A Romano British (AD 43-410) body sherd of oxidised greyware, perhaps with a trace of dark red colour coating to the inside (concave) surface. The fragment has a thickened central ridge to the external (convex) surface, arranged longitudinally. The fabric is grey in colour but oxidised to both faces. It has numerous tiny quartzite inclusions, mostly eroded out. The sherd measures 48.8x36.8x13.1mm and weighs 20.28g.
Created on: Thursday 20th September 2018
Last updated: Friday 21st September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Owslebury', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HAMP-3831A6
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Hampshire
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A Romano British (AD 240-410) body sherd of probably an Oxfordshire colour-coated greyware, with the remains of a rouletted decoration to the external face. The fabric is grey in colour but oxidised to both faces. It is rough to touch and with micaceous inclusions. Both faces show traces of a dark orange/ red colour coating. The fragment is longitudinally convex/ concave. It measures 25.5x19.8x5.5mm and weighs 2.13g.
Created on: Thursday 20th September 2018
Last updated: Friday 21st September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Owslebury', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LEIC-F676B4
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
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Roman copper alloy bucket mount/escutcheon, 72mm long, 46mm wide and 11mm thick with a weight of 72.12g. The object is triangular in form and crescentric in cross section. It has an elongated triangular body which is curved in profile and narrows towards its edges. It terminates at one edge in an elongated rectangular projection with a concave short end. The flat upper edge is slightly curved and has a flat sub circular suspension loop, with a circular hole, emerging from the centre of its front face. This is incomplete, possibly mis-cast? and where it joins the main body has slight tr…
Created on: Monday 17th September 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 19th September 2018
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Record ID: SF-A89669
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
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A ceramic assemblage consisting 109 sherds of Roman greyware (c. AD 100-400) from vessels of various forms, mostly heavily micaceous pieces but with a few pieces of gritty wares mixed in. The assemblage is heavily plough-tumbled and consists 84 body sherds, 19 rim sherds and 6 body/base sherds. Combined weight: 833g.
Created on: Thursday 13th September 2018
Last updated: Thursday 13th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bedfield', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BH-77C267
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Hertfordshire
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A fragment of a greyware ceramic vessel dating to the Roman period (c. AD 43 - 410). The fragment consists of a section of rim and part of the vessel body wall comprised of a mid-grey coloured fabric with occasional white inclusions throughout. The texture is hard, fine and sandy. The sherd measures 36mm in length, 13mm in width, is 8mm thick and weighs 11.3 grams. 'Greyware' describes various types of locally produced pottery that were made in many different areas of Britain. They are one of the most common types of Roman pottery in the province.
Created on: Tuesday 11th September 2018
Last updated: Friday 14th September 2018
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Record ID: LANCUM-E8E26D
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cambridgeshire
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Vessel sherd probably Romano-British 70 to 410AD. The fragment is poorly fired and abraded and is probably from a local copy of a Roman vessel. The sherd is oxidised red gritty ware with a shell and possibly flint temper. The length is 35mm, the width is 22mm thickness 9mm and the weight 6.58g.
Created on: Tuesday 4th September 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 11th September 2018
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Record ID: SOM-CE03DE
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
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Two heavily abraded sherds Roman Black Burnished Ware vessels (probably BB1, from Wareham/Poole Harbour, Dorset) dating c. AD 75-410. The larger is an everted rim from a large jar, probably Seager-Smith & Davies' type 2, dating to c. AD 100-410, 120mm in external diameter at the rim, 18g. The second is a body sherd from unclear vessel with good burnishing surviving on the outer side. Both have are a hard fired, dark grey fabric with occasional brown areas. The fabric contains abundant sub-rounded translucent quartz, <1.5mm, rare sub-angular orange/brown iron stone, <1.5mm an…
Created on: Monday 3rd September 2018
Last updated: Saturday 15th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Milborne Port', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-CD7FA2
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
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Two heavily abraded body sherds Roman Black Burnished Ware vessels (probably BB1, from Wareham/Poole Harbour, Dorset) dating c. AD 75-410. The larger appears to be from an everted rim but the upper part of the rim is lost . All have are a hard fired, dark grey fabric with occasional brown areas. The fabric contains abundant sub-rounded translucent quartz, <1.5mm, rare sub-angular orange/brown iron stone, <1.5mm and occasional sub-angular white inclusions, <1mm, possibly flint appearing as white flecks, 6g in total weight.
Created on: Monday 3rd September 2018
Last updated: Monday 3rd September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Thornford', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-7FE35B
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Dorset
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A fragment of clear, uncoloured glass dating from either the Roman period or Post-medieval. The fragment is very roughly triangular in shape measuring 41.5mm by 39.4mm by 29.7mm. It is of uneven thickness to a maximum of 2.3mm. The piece is curved, the degree of curvature (i.e. distance from the central part of the convex area to a line joining the furthest extremities) being c7mm. Very small air bubbles can be seen within the glass as well as specks of other material that are mostly very small though one irregular piece measures c6 x 3mm. There are faint striations created during its …
Created on: Thursday 30th August 2018
Last updated: Sunday 2nd September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'West Stour CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LANCUM-7BD159
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cumbria
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Copper-alloy Roman vessel or jug lid (c. 43 - 410 AD). The object is flat-bottomed and pear-shaped, with bulging sides that taper to a point at one end and extend into a circular-sectioned, downwards-pointing protrusion at the other end. The end of the protrusion has broken off, leaving an abraded break. When viewed from the side, the object is flat at the pointed end and rises suddenly into a thick, bulbous body, before tapering slightly to the curved protrusion. The body of the object is triangular in section. The edges are rough and unfinished, displaying unfiled casting spurs. The …
Created on: Thursday 30th August 2018
Last updated: Thursday 6th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Cockermouth', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUR-66BBEA
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead alloy pot mend, 20.3mm by 16.4mm, afixed to a fragment of coarse buff ware pottery. There is a trace of corroded iron which may relate to a staple or other fixing.
Created on: Wednesday 29th August 2018
Last updated: Sunday 2nd September 2018
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Record ID: SUR-66A4F4
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead alloy pot mend, 27.5mm by 27.3mm, enclosing a fragment of coarse red ware pottery. As SUR-205368 and SUR-475AD5.
Created on: Wednesday 29th August 2018
Last updated: Sunday 2nd September 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-563C64
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
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An everted rim sherd of a wheel-thrown ceramic Black Burnished Ware (Type BB2) jar of Roman date, circa AD 120 - 250. The fabric has a light brown core with a hard and silky texture and black burnished outer surface. Abundant sand temper is present within the fabric. The fragment is 42.2mm long, 16.4mm wide, 9.7mm thick and weighs 7.7g. Overall diameter: 12cm (projected using rim chart); approx.13% remaining. BB2 wares were produced at sites around the Thames estuary (Kent and Essex) and distributed in south-east England and in northern Britain during the 2nd and 3rd centuries AD.
Created on: Tuesday 28th August 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 10th October 2018
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Record ID: NLM-558EC0
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead vessel repair or pot mend. A cast flat-bottomed plug to repair a vessel wall of thickness 8mm, patinated. A relatively neat finish may point to a Roman date. Suggested date: Roman, 43-410 Diameter: 31.5mm, Thickness: 15.3mm, Weight: 64.22gms
Created on: Tuesday 28th August 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 29th August 2018
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Record ID: SWYOR-6F0BD5
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Rotherham
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A copper alloy possible vessel mount or handle escutcheon of possible Roman date, about AD 43 - 410. The object is an incomplete mount which is sub-rectangular in plan and D shaped in cross-section. The broken end is narrower and it flares to the complete end which terminates in a circular loop which is at right angles to the plane of the body. The flat reverse has iron corrosion on it, and the remains of an iron rivet is suspected. The mount is 40.2mm long, 11mm wide and 13.1mm thick. 12.7g. No close parallel has been identified for this object, but it is similar to SOM-FB3747 in cons…
Created on: Friday 17th August 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 28th August 2018
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Record ID: SWYOR-6EBD49
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Rotherham
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of glass probably from a bowl or similar vessel of probable Roman date, AD 43 - 410. The fragment is a a rim sherd formed from very dark blue translucent glass with no visible striations or bubbles. The rim is beaded and though the fragment is too small to be confident when projecting a rim diameter, it could be about 120mm. The wall of the vessel also slopes outwards at the top. The fragment is 31.1mm long, 38.9mm wide and 4.4mm thick. 9.2g.
Created on: Friday 17th August 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 28th August 2018
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Record ID: SWYOR-6EAA9A
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Rotherham
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A fragment of glass probably from a vessel of probable Roman date, AD 43 - 410. The fragment is a undulating rod of roughly D shaped section, broken at both ends. It is formed from very pale blue glass with no visible striations or bubbles. It could be a detatched piece of decorative trailing. It is 47mm long, 9.6mm wide and 7mm thick. 5g.
Created on: Friday 17th August 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 28th August 2018
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