Roof tile in the form of a human face

Tiles like these were attached to the outside of the roof of the Roman bath-house. They were decorative, and functional as they protected the roof timbers from the rain.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
403/1990/5
Category
Antiquities
Collection Class
Exeter archaeology
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collector Excavator
Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit
Material
ceramic
Common Name
roof tile in the form of a human face
Simple Name
tile (roof)
Period Classification
Roman (43-410)
Production Year Low
60
Production Year High
65

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