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    • Period from: ROMAN
    • Object type: VESSEL

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Record ID: YORYM-2DF62E
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
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A circular foot from a ceramic pedestal vessel of Roman date, c.AD 43 - 410. The fabric is pale grey with a coarse sandy texture and a circumferential groove to the outer edge. A darker grey slip is present on the base and sides. The upper surface is irregular in patches with possible transfer of material from the body of the vessel. It is possible that the two vessel elements failed to join adequately during the firing process. The fragment is 66.5mm in diameter, 16.2mm wide, 15.6mm thick and weighs 58.5g.
Created on: Tuesday 14th August 2018
Last updated: Thursday 16th August 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-2DD016
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
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A fragment of a ceramic mortaium vessel of Roman date, c.AD 100 - 400. The fabric is white to very pale yellow with a coarse sandy texture and prominent flange to the outer surface. Abundant large gritty inclusions are present. The remains of a stamp with red/orange slip can be seen to one edge of the fragment though it is too fragmentary to allow further identification. The fragment is 61.7mm long, 36.9mm wide, 16.1mm thick and weighs 30g.
Created on: Tuesday 14th August 2018
Last updated: Thursday 16th August 2018
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Record ID: BUC-29C118
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Buckinghamshire
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Bulk collection of ceramic fragments. 3 body sherds and 1 rim sherd of Roman local courseware, dating from the 1st to 4th century. The fabric is hard and gritty, with a rough outer surface. The inside of the fragments are grey white, and the outside varies from an orange colour to a black grey. Weight: 32g. 5 body sherds of Roman oxidised ware, dating from 43 to 410 AD. The fabric is hard, with small circular voids in the section. The fragments are a solid orangey pink colour. Weight: 16g. 2 body sherds of sand tempered greyware of Roman date. The fabric is hard and contains sand gr…
Created on: Tuesday 14th August 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 14th August 2018
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Record ID: NMS-DA6985
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Norfolk
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Lead pot mend with sub-oval plates, 36.5mm x 30.5mm and 31.2 x 25.2mm. Thickness 15mm. Gap for pot 1 - 5.5mm. No trace of fabric visible between plates. Possibly Roman. Pot mends of this form occur in both Roman and medieval contexts and it is not possible to assign a date without traces of ceramic fabric.
Created on: Friday 10th August 2018
Last updated: Friday 10th August 2018
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Record ID: BH-9739CE
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Bedford
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A very abraded sherd of first to third century Roman Samian ware from the base of a vessel or plate. The flat sherd is broadly trapezoidal in plan and rectangular in cross-section. The inside surface of the sherd has decoration in the form of a circumferential boarder consisting of a shallow exterior groove and two narrower shallow interior grooves. The underside of the sherd is also decorated with a centrally positioned shallow circular groove. This is intersected horizontally by a shallow rectangular makers' stamp. Most of the lettering within the stamp is very worn but the one survi…
Created on: Tuesday 7th August 2018
Last updated: Friday 17th August 2018
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Record ID: HAMP-96A045
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Hampshire
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Six body sherds of Romano-British black burnished ware, dating to AD c.150-400. The sherds are burnished to the external surface only (the interior being oxidised) and the fabric is sandy with numerous quartzite and micaceous inclusions. The largest sherd measures 55.4x44.0x5.1mm, the smallest 18.8x16.7x5.1mm. They collectively weigh 30.81g.
Created on: Tuesday 7th August 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 7th August 2018
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Record ID: BH-85E40E
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Bedford
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A fragment of blue/green glass, possibly from a vessel or bottle dating to the Roman period. The fragment is roughly trapezoidal in plan and rectangular in cross-section. The edges are roughly broken and both the upper and lower surfaces are heavily scratched. The fragment measures 31mm in length, 23mm in width and is 3.5mm thick. It weighs 3.7 grams.
Created on: Monday 6th August 2018
Last updated: Friday 17th August 2018
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Record ID: SOM-4E010B
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
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Five heavily abraded body sherds Roman Black Burnished Ware vessels (BB1, from Wareham/Poole Harbour, Dorset) dating c. AD 75-410. All are too fragmentary to establish the form although the range of thicknesses and firing suggests more than one vessel is represented. All have are a hard fired, dark grey fabric with occasional brown areas on some sherds and one unusually a mid gray on the inner (abraded) face. The fabric contains abundant sub-rounded translucent quartz, <1.5mm, rare sub-angular orange/brown iron stone, <1.5mm, occasional sub-angular white inclusions, <1.5mm, p…
Created on: Saturday 4th August 2018
Last updated: Saturday 4th August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Trudoxhill', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-4DDBC3
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
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Three heavily abraded body sherds and one base sherd of Roman greyware vessels. The base sherd is a small fragment from a narrow based vessel with sides that are expanding outwards at around 75 degrees to the base, probably a jar. The micaceous fabric varies from pale to mid-grey with a silty texture, abundent fine sand temper and occasional (5-10%) rounded inclusion up to 1mm, probably limestone or other grey stone. 22g in total weight.
Created on: Saturday 4th August 2018
Last updated: Saturday 4th August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Trudoxhill', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-4376E7
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
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A very worn and abraded body sherd of Nene Valley colour coated ware, dating c. AD 150-400. The internal fabric is a whitish buff colour, solidly fired with no trace of inclusions.On both the inner and outer surfaces, the remains of an applied black slip are visible. Preserved in heavily abraded condition, it measures 43.22mm long down its longest axis, 9.85mm thick at its midpoint, and weighs 23.17g.
Created on: Friday 3rd August 2018
Last updated: Friday 3rd August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Mildenhall', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WREX-06DBAC
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Shropshire
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Abraded sherd from the base of a Roman samian ware vessel dating 1st to 3rd century AD (c. AD 50-250). Part of an abraded foot ring is visible on the base. The body is a hard fired red-orange fabric. Traces of the glossy slip survive on the internal and external surface. Length:45.3mm; width: 34.1mm; thickness: 8.2mm; weight: 11.8g
Created on: Tuesday 31st July 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 31st July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hinstock', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-048FFE
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Somerset
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Part of a lead alloy object, possibly the base and attachment for a handle on a large lead-tin (pewter) jug, possibly of Roman date. The piece has a sub-rectangular shape for 65 mm in length and gradually widen from 13.5 mm on the base to 20.5 mm near the top. From this point of maximum width it tapers again for 21 mm in length to a rounded, broken and worn, tip. The base is thinner and turned out at 20 degrees angle, moulded with a raised edge. The lower part of the piece is convex on the front and reaches the maximum thickness of 10.6 mm at the point of maximum width. It is slightly…
Created on: Tuesday 31st July 2018
Last updated: Friday 3rd August 2018
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Record ID: LANCUM-AE3F76
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cumbria
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Copper-alloy incomplete Roman vessel or jug lid (c. 43 - 410 AD). The object takes the form of a flat pointed oval, the bottom half of which survives. The handle of the lid comprises of a rectangular raised section running lengthways most of the way down the fragment on one side, terminating in a protruding square section. The other end of the rectangular section narrows into a long point, the furthest point of which connects with the under side of the object, thus creating a triangular profile when viewed from the side. The object is very worn and has a light green patina. The object …
Created on: Friday 27th July 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 31st July 2018
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Record ID: SOM-9D6952
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Somerset
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Fifteen cast lead vessel repairs (pot mends). Twelve of them have the characteristic H-shaped section with two irregularly shaped outer sides, one larger than other, joined by a smaller central section. Three of them consists of only one side with a central plug projecting from the rear. Only one of them contains surviving ceramic material in the groove created between the outer sides, but it is too small to date. The lead vessel repairs weigh in total 226.86 g. Pot mends of this form are found in both Roman and Medieval periods, as a common way to repair broken pottery vessels. The l…
Created on: Thursday 26th July 2018
Last updated: Monday 6th August 2018
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Record ID: GLO-87FAFE
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
~~A fragments of samian ware base that has a bane on tightly packed zigzag lines running around its perimeter on the top side and a pedestal base on the under side.
Created on: Wednesday 25th July 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 1st August 2018
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Record ID: SF-86B50D
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Five sherds of Roman samien ware dating c. 43-250 AD. The group consists one base sherd (preserved in fresh condition with a reddish slip), three abraded body sherds (one of which demonstrates abraded 'feathered' moulded decoration) and one very abraded rim sherd. All the latter retain only small amounts of their original covering slip. Combined weight: 14g.
Created on: Wednesday 25th July 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 25th July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Lidgate', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-84D505
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A small ceramic assemblage of 39 worn and abraded Roman greyware sherds, dating c. 100-400 AD. The group consists of 36 body sherds, 2 base sherds and 1 rim sherd, fabric colours ranging from light to dark grey with frequent sand inclusions. Combined weight: 307g.
Created on: Wednesday 25th July 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 25th July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Lidgate', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-838E95
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Two sherds of Roman greyware dating to circa AD 43-410. The sherds consist of a rim and a base and are from two different vessels. The fabric of each is dark grey to black in colour, and fine grained with sparce sub-angular quartz inclusions of <0.4mm. Similar examples recorded on the PAS database include: DEV-FE79E8 and YORYM-B8AE2A. As Griffiths (2018) states, ''Greyware' describes various types of locally produced pottery that were made in many different areas of Britain. They are one of the most common type of pottery found on Roman sites in Britain.' The overall dimensions a…
Created on: Wednesday 25th July 2018
Last updated: Thursday 2nd August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Grendon', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LANCUM-82D884
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cumbria
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Complete Roman jar or urn of black burnished ware (BB2), (c.43 - 250 AD). The top of the vessel was broken during retrieval, while the remaining two thirds of the vessel remains intact. The vessel is wheel thrown, with a flat bottom, rounded sides and an everted rim. The fabric of the vessel is black throughout and hard, with minimal to no inclusions. An incised trellis pattern is evident on the upper band of the vessel, just below the rim. There is some plant material adhering to be in a surface of the vessel and a fine coating of organic detriment on the outside. The body of the vess…
Created on: Wednesday 25th July 2018
Last updated: Friday 27th July 2018
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Record ID: LANCUM-6412C6
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cumbria
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Body fragment from Roman vessel (c. 43 - 410 AD), probably black burnished ware. The fragment is from the body of the vessel, with a small bit of rim along one edge. The broken edges are heavily abraded. The sherd is the same colour throughout, being a very dark grey, verging on black. The fabric is hard, with no inclusions. The surface of the fragment is very scratched and slightly cracked. The fragment is 51.03mm in length, 35.07mm in width and 5.20mm in thickness. It weighs 33g.
Created on: Monday 23rd July 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 25th July 2018
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