Tesoro di Water Newton, IV secolo, Britannia romana

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Tesoro di Water Newton (Durobrivae, città romana in Britannia), IV secolo. Oggetti liturgici d'argento. British Museum, Londra. Il vaso con il rilievo delle foglie d'acanto

Tesoro di Water Newton (Durobrivae, città romana in Britannia), IV secolo. Oggetti liturgici d'argento. British Museum, Londra. Il vaso con il rilievo delle foglie d'acanto

Tesoro di Water Newton (Durobrivae, città romana in Britannia), IV secolo. Oggetti liturgici d'argento. British Museum, Londra. Il vaso con il rilievo delle foglie d'acanto

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Full: Front Silver jug, originally provided with one handle, of which only one fragment and slight solder marks remain. The marks indicate that the lower attachment was a heart shaped escutcheon, and marks on the rim show that the handle was horizontal, split and fastened at two points there. The vessel has an everted and upstanding rim, a slender neck, an ovoid body and a high, neatly profiled foot-ring. The lip is formed simply by angling of the rim opposite the point where the handle was…

Tesoro di Water Newton (Durobrivae, città romana in Britannia), IV secolo. Oggetti liturgici d'argento. British Museum, Londra

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Full: Front Small triangular silver plaque with leaf patterns in the corners only. No pinhole. There is a simple repousse Chi-Rho within a plain circle. The open rho has a tail. The outlines of the alpha have been sharpened by scratches on the right side. There is a © The Trustees of the British Museum

Tesoro di Water Newton (Durobrivae, città romana in Britannia), IV secolo. Oggetti liturgici d'argento. British Museum, Londra

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Full: Front Triangular silver plaque with repousse leaf or feather pattern. A large gilt medallion contains a Chi-Rho in very bold relief, with alpha and omega. The open rho has a tail. © The Trustees of the British Museum

Tesoro di Water Newton (Durobrivae, città romana in Britannia), IV secolo. Oggetti liturgici d'argento. British Museum, Londra. Il vaso con il rilievo delle foglie d'acanto

Image gallery: jug

Full: Front Silver jug, originally provided with one handle, of which only one fragment and slight solder marks remain. The marks indicate that the lower attachment was a heart shaped escutcheon, and marks on the rim show that the handle was horizontal, split and fas

Tesoro di Water Newton (Durobrivae, città romana in Britannia), IV secolo. Oggetti liturgici d'argento. British Museum, Londra. Il vaso con il rilievo delle foglie d'acanto

Image gallery: jug

Full: Front Silver jug, originally provided with one handle, of which only one fragment and slight solder marks remain. The marks indicate that the lower attachment was a heart shaped escutcheon, and marks on the rim show that the handle was horizontal, split and fastened at two points there. The vessel has an everted and upstanding rim, a slender neck, an ovoid body and a high, neatly profiled foot-ring. The lip is formed simply by angling of the rim opposite the point where the handle was…

Tesoro di Water Newton (Durobrivae, città romana in Britannia), IV secolo. Oggetti liturgici d'argento. British Museum, Londra

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Full: Front A silver strainer, its bowl pierced with two circles and twelve radiating lines of small holes, each radiating line ending in a group of four holes. There is a separate ring of silver with a segmented pattern on the surface, which fits the rim of the bowl © The Trustees of the British Museum

Tesoro di Water Newton (Durobrivae, città romana in Britannia), IV secolo. Oggetti liturgici d'argento. British Museum, Londra

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Group of Objects Group image of Water Newton Hoard