Tyne and Wear HER(921): South Shields vicus, pipeclay statuette - Details
South Shields vicus, pipeclay statuette
Religion or Ritual
Two fragments from the pipeclay base of a statuette were found in 1973 in the vicus west of the Roman fort. The base, which measures 39 mm high x 50 mm wide x 3 mm thick, is "in the shape of a hollow truncated pyramid". Its face is inscribed in cursive script: SERVAN DVS C(oloniae) C(laudiae) A(rae) A(grippinensis) FECIT.
<< HER 921 >> R.P. Wright & M.W.C. Hassall, 1974, Roman Britain in 1973, Britannia, 5, p. 464 L. Allason-Jones & R. Miket, 1984, The Catalogue of Small Finds from South Shields Roman Fort, Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne, Monograph, No. 9.65