Find Spot record 0144005000 - THAMES AT AMERDEN

Summary

Fragment of Roman cinerary urn with graffito recording a Roman mule vet, found in the River Thames at Amerden.

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • CINERARY URN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Description

SHERD FROM LARGE STORAGE JAR FOUND IN THAMES IN 1890'S & INSCRIBED WITH A GRAFFITO IN GREEK. PROBABLY FROM A CINERARY URN OF A ROMAN MULE VETINERARY PHYSICIAN. (FURTHER DISCUSSION & ILLUSTRATION)(B13).

Sources (13)

  • <1>SBC17098 Bibliographic reference: WYMER J J & BONSALL C J 1977 GAZETTEER OF MESOLITH IC/UPPER PALAEOLITHIC SITES IN ENGLAND & WALES, C.
  • <2>SBC903 Unpublished document: BCM ACCESSIONS REGISTER.
  • <3>SBC2061 Index: BUCKS PETROLOGICAL INDEX / CBA PETROLOGICAL CARD BU 4 (FILED).
  • <4>SBC3522 Article in serial: P H Ditchfield. 1904. 'HISTORY OF MAIDENHEAD', IN BERKS, BUCKS & OXON ARCH.JNL.10 P44. Vol 10.
  • <5>SBC11643 Bibliographic reference: PEAKE H 1931 ARCHAEOLOGY OF BERKSHIRE PP60; 182.
  • <6>SBC1906 Unpublished document: BRITISH MUSEUM, DEC 1960 (FURTHER DETAILS FILED).
  • <7>SBC8125 Article in serial: 1891. MAIDENHEAD & TAPLOW FIELD CLUB ANNUAL REPORT 8 1890-91 P47. No 8.
  • <8>SBC420 Bibliographic reference: Allen J Romilly. 1904. CELTIC ART IN PAGAN & CHRISTIAN TIMES P91.
  • <9>SBC15279 Bibliographic reference: VCH BUCKS 1 PP 185-186.
  • <10>SBC11873 Article in serial: Stuart Piggott. 1950. 'SWORDS & SCABBARDS OF THE BRITISH EARLY IRON AGE', IN PREHISTORIC SOCIETY PROCEEDINGS (NEW SERIES)16 PP6, 8 (Fig 3:4), 25. Vol 16.
  • <11>SBC5440 Bibliographic reference: C Fox. 1958. PATTERN & PURPOSE PP39-41, 56 & FIG 24:4.
  • <12>SBC11153 Unpublished document: Ordnance Survey Field Investigator. OS RECORD CARD SU 97 NW 28 (FILED).
  • <13>SBC17036 Article in serial: R P Wright. 1977. 'A ROMAN VETINERARY PHYSICIAN FROM THE THAMES VALLEY', IN BRITANNIA 8 PP279-282.

Location

Grid reference SU 912 796 (point) (Approximate)
Civil Parish TAPLOW, South Bucks, Buckinghamshire

Finds (1)

  • CINERARY URN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • Event - Intervention: River find (EBC127)

Record last edited

Dec 1 1987 12:00AM

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