Fragment of a Roman Head Pot



This fragment of a Roman Pot Head was loaned for use in the Selby Treasures Exhibition, with thanks to MAP Archaeological Practice. 


This Roman head pot was found by archaeologists working on the Turnhead Farm site in Barlby. The pot represents Septimus Severus, Roman Emperor 193-211. The Imperial family resided in Britain from 208 until Severus’s death in 211 in York. Courtesy, MAP Archaeological Practice.