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beaker; poppyhead beakerAccession number: 18605
Production date: Roman
Museum Section: Roman
Summary: Small poppyhead beaker. From Pit T4, late 1st-early 2nd century rubbish pit cut to a depth of 15ft through ballast with one foot planks acting as reinforcement at the bottom.
Location: Object stored at Mortimer Wheeler House (Ceramics and Glass store)
Tyers, Paul A., The poppy-head beakers of Britain and their relationship to the barbotine decorated vessels of the Rhineland and Switzerland [Early Fine Wares in Roman Britain] Editor; Arthur, P.; Marsh, Geoff D. British Archaeological Reports British Series 57 Oxford: British Archaeological Reports, (1978). Pages: 61-108ISSN ISBN 0860540413 (Object details: fig 4.3 no 31, published)