Find Spot record 0144005000 - THAMES AT AMERDEN


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

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded


Type and Period (1)

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


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 (1)

  • <13>SBC17036 Article in serial: R P Wright. 1977. 'A ROMAN VETINERARY PHYSICIAN FROM THE THAMES VALLEY', IN BRITANNIA 8 PP279-282.


Grid reference SU 912 796 (point)
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

May 30 2022 2:47PM

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