Details for Faience

Use for objects which have (or had) a turquoise-blue glaze over a core which looks like a ceramic, but which is in fact closer in composition to a glass.Most will be Roman beads.Faience was made from soda, lime and quartz or steatite.

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Record: GAT-F6083E
Object type: BEAD
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Description: A probable Roman melon bead. The be…
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Record: KENT-D90575
Object type: HOOKED TAG
Broadperiod: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Description: A near complete Early-Medieval copper-all…
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Record: LANCUM-732DAB
Object type: BEAD
Broadperiod: BRONZE AGE
Description: Probably a Bronze Age turquoise green/blu…
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Record: NMS-1E51AD
Object type: BEAD
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Description: Fragment of Roman faiance melon bead datin…
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