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tank



Reference Name LCNCC : 2002.512

fragments of lead tank, originally from a square vessel, the fragment is inscribed CUNOBARRUS F[ECIT VIVAS] and is decorated with 2 figures and foliate motifs

Physical Dimensions:

  • length: mm
  • width: 400 mm
  • height: 330 mm
  • depth: 50 mm
  • diameter: mm

Material: lead

Quantity: 1

Completeness: %

Inscription: CUNOBARRUS FECIT VIVAS

Period: Roman (Britain)

Place Name: Caistor

Place Name: Lincolnshire

Place Name: UK

Commentary: originally found as a shapeless lump of lead weighing 50 lbs, when unrolled it was found to be composed of 3 sections of a lead tank, thought to be a wine settling tank or a baptismal font

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Last updated: 24-October-2020 13:08:03

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