This is the first hoard of its type found in Wiltshire and consists of three trullei or shallow handled bowls and two strainer bowls.

It includes the first example of a trulleus manufactured by the 1st century Pompeian workshop of Publicus Cipius Polybius. The hoard, which is of great academic interest, adds significantly to the designated archaeological collections and enhances the Roman display at Salisbury.

Provenance

Discovered on the land of Mr A W Neish in Wiltshire by a metal detectorist, Mr P A Bancroft.


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