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: NMS-1E51AD
Object type: BEAD
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Description: Fragment of Roman faiance melon bead datin…
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Record: KENT-8E77B4
Object type: BUCKLE
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
Description: An incomplete cast copper-alloy Post-Medie…
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Record: KENT-FE0FE8
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broadperiod: PALAEOLITHIC
Description: A large possible lower-middle Palaeolithi…
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Record: SWYOR-70C99B
Object type: BEAD
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Description: A complete Roman "melon" bead made from fa…
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