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Monument Name Vicinity of West Mersea
SMR Number 2109
Summary Brick tomb, found in 1923 a few yards E of wheel tomb (site 38).
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Description Brick tomb, found in 1923 a few yards E of wheel tomb (site 38). Contains a child cremation in a glass urn with a lead lid. Textile impressions were preserved on the lid. Possibly early C2. The urn was placed in a flue tile and contained the teeth of a child, 12-15 months old. Above the urn was a lamp-stamped `IEGIDI'. <1>-<6>
Monument Type(s) CREMATION (Dated 43AD to 409AD)
TOMB (Dated 43AD to 409AD)
Monument Class(es) BRICK
Period 43AD to 409AD Roman
Status Not Known
National Grid Reference Square: TM01SW
Ref: 010125
Finds LEAD LID (Dated 43AD To 409AD)

GLASS URN (Dated 43AD To 409AD)

Events None listed
Sources <1> Desc Text : VCH - Essex Vol 3 (Hull, MR) Vol 3, p159 Dated : 1963

<2> Desc Text : J Roman Stud (Journal of Roman Studies) Vol 12, p260 Dated : unknown

<3> Desc Text : SMR form unknown Dated : 1960 0nwards

<4> Desc Text : Antiq J (Antiquaries Journal) Vol 4, p267 Dated : unknown

<5> Desc Text : Col Mus Rep (Colchester Museum) p14 Dated : 1924

<6> Artifact : ARTEFACT Col Mus (Colchester Museum) Acc No4605-8.23 Dated : unknown