Record Details

NHER Number:5840
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman jar


In 1871 a Roman jar of the 'Litlington' type was found in Thetford. This jar had some sort of deposit on the outside and contained a bird bone.


  • Medieval cross from NHER5840  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval harness mount  © Norfolk County Council



Full description

1871. Site not recorded.
Jar of 'Litlington' type but rather slender, in grey ware - deposit on outside (used for cooking) bird bone inside (note by C. Fox).
Held by Cambridge University Museum of Archaeology and Ethnography, formerly part of the Coke Ambrose Collection.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

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. Thetford.

Related records - none

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