Finds gallery

Here you can find a collection of some of the more eye-catching artefacts from our excavations.

Copper Alloy La Tène III/’Boss-on-Bow’ brooch. Late Iron Age (c. 100–50 BC)
Copper Alloy La Tène III/’Boss-on-Bow’ brooch. Late Iron Age (c. 100–50 BC)
Bronze nummus coin of Constantine II (as Caesar). AD 330–335.
Bronze nummus coin of Constantine II (as Caesar). AD 330–335.
Handmade flint-tempered pottery. Late Bronze Age to Early Iron Age (c. 1000–600 BC)
Handmade flint-tempered pottery. Late Bronze Age to Early Iron Age (c. 1000–600 BC)
Splinter of bone sharpened to point and polished from use. Probably an awl or piercing tool. Late Bronze Age to Early Iron Age (c. 1000–600 BC)
Splinter of bone sharpened to point and polished from use. Probably an awl or piercing tool. Late Bronze Age to Early Iron Age (c. 1000–600 BC)
Bronze nummus coin. Urbs Roma type commemorating  the glory of Roma and the founding of Constantinople. Reverse shows Romulus and Remus with she wolf. AD 330–335.
Bronze nummus coin. Urbs Roma type commemorating the glory of Roma and the founding of Constantinople. Reverse shows Romulus and Remus with she wolf. AD 330–335.
Handmade quartz-tempered pottery. Middle to Late Iron Age (c. 300–50 BC)
Handmade quartz-tempered pottery. Middle to Late Iron Age (c. 300–50 BC)
Bronze nummus coin of Empress Helena. AD 337–341.
Bronze nummus coin of Empress Helena. AD 337–341.
Central Gaulish Samian ware dish from cremation burial. Base has been deliberately perforated before burial. Middle Roman (c. 150-200 AD)
Central Gaulish Samian ware dish from cremation burial. Base has been deliberately perforated before burial. Middle Roman (c. 150-200 AD)
Bronze nummus coin. House of Constantine (probably a contemporary copy). AD 348–350.
Bronze nummus coin. House of Constantine (probably a contemporary copy). AD 348–350.
Fine greyware platter from cremation burial. Early Roman (c. 50–70 AD)
Fine greyware platter from cremation burial. Early Roman (c. 50–70 AD)
Bronze nummus coin of Magnentius (usurper Western emperor). AD 350–353.
Bronze nummus coin of Magnentius (usurper Western emperor). AD 350–353.
Grog-tempered ware jar with combed shoulder. Early Roman (c. 50–150 AD)
Grog-tempered ware jar with combed shoulder. Early Roman (c. 50–150 AD)
Grog-tempered greyware  large storage jar. Early Roman (c. 50–150 AD)
Grog-tempered greyware large storage jar. Early Roman (c. 50–150 AD)
South Gaulish Samian ware platter. Makers stamp [PATRICI] of potter Patricius. Early Roman (c. 70–100 AD)
South Gaulish Samian ware platter. Makers stamp [PATRICI] of potter Patricius. Early Roman (c. 70–100 AD)
Central and East Gaulish Samian ware dish and flagon. Early/Middle Roman (c. 120–200/250 AD)
Central and East Gaulish Samian ware dish and flagon. Early/Middle Roman (c. 120–200/250 AD)
Moselkeramik’ black-slipped ware (from Trier area). Middle Roman (c. 180–250 AD)
Moselkeramik’ black-slipped ware (from Trier area). Middle Roman (c. 180–250 AD)
Hadham oxidised ware. Miniature bowl/cup. Late Roman (c. 250–400 AD)
Hadham oxidised ware. Miniature bowl/cup. Late Roman (c. 250–400 AD)
Hadham oxidised ware. Flagons, bowls and  mortarium. Late Roman (c. 250–400 AD)
Hadham oxidised ware. Flagons, bowls and mortarium. Late Roman (c. 250–400 AD)
Hadham reduced ware. Bowls with ‘Romano-Saxon’ style decoration Late Roman (c. 330–400 AD)
Hadham reduced ware. Bowls with ‘Romano-Saxon’ style decoration Late Roman (c. 330–400 AD)
Oxfordshire whiteware mortarium. Late Roman (c. 270–400 AD)
Oxfordshire whiteware mortarium. Late Roman (c. 270–400 AD)
Red deer antler (pick fragment?). Probably prehistoric.
Red deer antler (pick fragment?). Probably prehistoric.
Iron crescent-headed arrowhead. Later Medieval (c. 1300-1500).
Iron crescent-headed arrowhead. Later Medieval (c. 1300-1500).
Decorated shale bracelet. Late Roman (c. 270–400 AD)
Decorated shale bracelet. Late Roman (c. 270–400 AD)