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A Roman mortarium (mixing bowl) from Pan Rock, Whitstable. It is circular with a deep flange and is made of beige clay with a gritted interior. The maker's name is stamped on either side of the spout. ...


A clay pipe with a long open bowl excavated from Napton on the Hill. The mouthpiece is missing.


A small earthenware boiler or pipkin from Copthall Court, London. It is made of brown clay with an orange glaze. It has a globular body and tripod legs.

Plaster Cast

This is a plaster cast of one half of a Roman diptych. It was specially cast for Mr F. H. Jahn from the original at the Victoria and Albert Museum. A diptych is formed of two panels, and the second half ...


An earthenware pot from Threadneedle Street, London. The use of the pot is uncertain. The pot is a globular shape and is of a red-brown colour. There are remains of yellow 'apron' glaze and it has a thumb-pressed ...


An English earthenware watering pot from Westminster. The pot was used to water the front of shops. It has a large pear shaped swelling near the base and the base itself is perforated. The neck is short ...


An English earthenware watering pot from Westminster. The pot was used to water the front of shops. It is globular in shape with a wide opening at the top and a covering over half the mouth. It is thumbed ...

Pottery Sherds

A large assortment of pottery sherds excavated at Manor Pit, Highland Road, Lillington.

Roman Rim Sherd

An early Roman rim sherd dating from no later than mid second century and probably between 43 - 150AD. It was found with a skeleton in a pit whilst laying a gas main at Manor Pit, Highland Road, Lillington....

Romano-British Sherds

43 sherds of Romano-British greyware from a brickyard off Leicester Street, Leamington Spa.


The strange green flecks on this scraper suggest that it may be made of ceramic rather than white flint.


This is a flint scraper.


This group of sherds was found during an excavation of a trench for gas laying at Braemar Road, Lillington. The collection of sherds includes Romano-British greyware, black-burnished ware, an amphora ...


These seven sherds are Romano-British greyware. They were excavated at Braemer Road, Lillington in 1939.


These seven fragments of a large, Medieval, coarseware dish or bowl were found in a sand pit in Lillington. The fragments are probably fourteenth century, and were found with a fourteenth century sword....

Shield Boss

This Anglo Saxon shield boss was excavated on the west side of Napton Hill, Warwickshire. The shield boss was found with a burial and a sword during quarrying operations. The shild boss protruded about ...

Shield Boss

Three sections of an Iron Age shield boss from the River Trent, originally thought to have been horse armour. They are bronze with a large domed boss with a spine on each side ending in roundels for attaching ...


A piece of skate from Thorney Marsh, Westminster. The piece is made of bone and is said to be from the Tudor period. One side has a flat edge where it has become worn.