Element record MCC1051 - Roman inhumation burial, East Hill House, Colchester
|Grid reference||TM 00084 25139 (point)|
|Non Parish Area||COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX|
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On 14 March 1923, during the digging of a hole for rubbish, a large and nearly complete decorated pavement was found (MCC1050). Lying obliquely across the pavement at the extreme NW corner lay a skeleton believed to be that of a youngish woman. The pavement was removed to the Museum (COLEM 1924.4753).<1><2><3>
- <1> SCC85 Serial: Society for the promotion of Roman Studies. 1911-. Journal of Roman Studies. JRS xii, 260.
- <2> SCC48 Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. Insula 40, No 103, p.218.
- <3> SCC122 Serial: The Essex Society for Archaeology and History. 1923. Vol. 16 (New Series) Transactions of the Essex Archaeological Society. XVI (New Series). p.295.
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Record last edited
Oct 11 2016 2:39PM