|Type of record:||Find Spot|
In 1930 a Roman intaglio, depicting Theseus having recovered his father's sword from under a great rock, was found in Wretham. This probably dated to the first century AD.
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|Grid Reference:||TL 9113 8822|
|Parish:||WRETHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
Roman intaglio depicting Theseus having recovered his father's sword from under great rock.
Martin Henig says probably 1st century AD found in rabbit scrape.
See for comparison (S1) and Megaw, E. and Henig, M. in (S2).
E. Rose (NAU).
Details in file.
- FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
- GEMSTONE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
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Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|---||Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Wretham. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|<S1>||Monograph: Henig, M.. 1978. Corpus of Engraved genstones from British Isles.. British Archaeological Reports. Vol 8, No App 75. |
|<S2>||Publication: Markotic, S.. 1977. Ancient Europe and the Mediterranean. 2. pp 111-114. |
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