Record Details

NHER Number:14383
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman amphorae

Summary

Two amphorae, possibly of Roman date, were found in the River Yare before 1955.

Images - none

Location

Parish:GREAT YARMOUTH, GREAT YARMOUTH, NORFOLK

Full description

'Dredged from the river Yare, Gorleston, Norfolk'.
Old label on smaller of two amphorae, alledgedly Roman, offered for sale by [1] in January 1955.
Both in pinkish brown gritty paste, small one with serpulid barnacles etc. attached, large one clean.
A. Gregory (NAU) says (S1) are right in form for Roman but size is too small if they really are 1/1.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Undated)
  • 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.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Unknown. Unknown. Drawing of two possibly of Roman amphorae.. Card. 1:1.

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