Dish fragment

 
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Object

Samian ware

Title

Dish fragment

Production date

50 A/D/ = 250 A/D/

Material

Ceramics

Dimensions

Length: 85mm
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Description

Fragment of Roman dish, found at Springfield in 1814. It has a flat base and is decorated with one incised line.

It is made from a type of glossy red tableware known as Samian ware, a pottery primarily used for displaying and serving food. The majority was made in France and Germany and brought to Britain.

Associated place

Springfield Park

Object number

1991.303

On display?

Yes
 

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