Fragments from the rim of a glass bowl

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From Torwoodlee, Selkirkshire

Postcard of Fragments from the rim of a glass bowl.
© National Museums Scotland

Fragments from the rim of a glass bowl

These fragments from the rim of a glass bowl were found at Torwoodlee in Selkirkshire. They are from a Roman object which found its way to a native site sometime between 80 and 200 AD.

Portions of hollow rims of amber glass vessels, from Torwoodlee, Selkirkshire

Although the Roman occupation in Scotland was strictly military, it did result in a number of fine objects being imported. These spread by various means to the population around the camps, where they were used as status symbols in the local society.

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Online ID: 000-100-037-866-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  X.GA 372
Date: Between 80 and 200 AD
Material: Glass, amber; hollow
What: Vessel / rim / portion
Where: Scotland, Selkirkshire, Caddonfoot, Torwoodlee
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