EYO4209 - Sr. Mary's-Bootham Terrace Roman Cemetery
Event - Intervention
|Location||York's Scarborough Railway|
|Grid reference||SE 59799 52477 (point)|
|Unitary Authority||City of York, North Yorkshire|
Grave Group (Plates 31, 70), found in 1845 in excavating for the railway in Bootham, now in sheffield Museum, comprising: J. 93.I0I7, a small Castor ware beaker with cornice rim, of orange buff fabric with colour-coating. This contained L. 93.735, a jet bear, 7/8 ins. By 5/8 ins., pierced for suspension between fore and hind legs; J.93.736, a segmental jet bead with double perforation, and a small bronze follis of Costantine, London mint mark, date A.D. 312-15. Vessels, two, found in the same excavations as, and within forty-eight hours of, the foregoing discovery, are now in Sheffield Museum: J. 93.I029, a cooking pot, of the late 3rd or early 4th century, with black fumed surface, burnished, and obtuse-angled rubbed lattice decoration; J/93.I030, a tall castor ware indented beaker of buff fabric with brown colour-coating, with scalloping between the identations, most of the neck and rim missing.
- --- SYO62 Monograph: RCHME. 1962. Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of York, Volume 1 Eburacum. 72-73.
Related Monuments/Buildings (1)
- MYO3620 St Marys Bootham Terrace inhumation cemetery (Monument)
Parent/preceding Site Events/Activities (1)
- EYO2780 Sr. Mary's-Bootham Terrace
Record last edited
Jul 16 2012 3:30PM