Roman Face Flagon, Coventina's Well
Roman Face Flagon, Coventina's Well
Roman Face Flagon, Coventina's Well
Roman Face Flagon, Coventina's Well
Roman Face Flagon, Coventina's Well
Roman Face Flagon, Coventina's Well
Roman Face Flagon, Coventina's Well
Roman Face Flagon, Coventina's Well
Roman Face Flagon, Coventina's Well
Roman Face Flagon, Coventina's Well

Roman Face Flagon, Coventina's Well

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Details
Coventina was the Romano-British Goddess of water, wells and springs, probably corresponding to the Roman Goddess Minerva.   One of the most famous sites that appear to be strongly connected to Coventina is Brocolitia on Hadrian's Wall, Northumberland. 

This site, now known as Conentina's Well, consisted of a walled area where a well had been built to contain the overflow from a natural spring. It was within this well that the original of this face flagon was discovered almost intact. It is believed to have been a votive offering to Coventina. 

The shrine is next to an area where a Mithraeum has been discovered. It was common for the Romans to group their religious shrines in this way.  

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'Pre-order' items are made to order, and we will dispatch them as soon as we have handcrafted them for you; this usually takes 90 days, but international orders can take a little longer.

Materials

Earthenware clay and a thin glaze

Dimensions

Approx. 300 mm tall, diameter 174 mm 

Production

This replica Roman pot has been hand-made in Northumberland by Potted History, based on an original artefact. It has been fired to a temperature between 800 & 1000 Centigrade to emulate the same techniques the original potters would have employed nearly two thousand years ago. This process often results in surface colour and texture variations, as is common with the original Roman pottery and gives each piece its unique character.


Postage
All items are sent using a second-class postal service. If you wish to have an item sent first-class, please contact us for a quote.  Many Thanks


 

SHIPPING

'Add To Cart' items are ready to send straight away. Please be aware that if bought alongside 'Pre-order' items, your order will be sent when all items are ready. 

'Pre-order' items are made to order, and we will dispatch them as soon as we have handcrafted them for you; this usually takes 90 days, but international orders can take a little longer.

We ship our fabulous replicas worldwide.
Shipping costs are worked out during checkout. They are based on where you are in the world and how heavy your parcel is, which can be very variable.

All items are sent using a second-class postal service. If you wish to have an item sent first class, please contact us for a quote. Many Thanks

RETURNS
If you aren't completely satisfied with your Potted History piece, please get in touch to organise a return. Email us at

clare@rothburycreates.co.uk

Then you can send it back at your own cost in an unused condition within 30 days, and we'll refund you for the cost of the item or items returned. If you include your order number with the returned package, that will speed things up. Please leave any original packaging intact.

Our returns address is:
Potted History, Gregory Court, Rothbury, Northumberland, NE65 7SW

PRODUCT VARIATION

Please be aware that due to items being handmade and finished, colour variations will occur during the making process, and each replica will have some differences.  Also, know that the item photographed may not be the one that you receive, and colours can appear differently on different screens.  Please ensure you look at all the images to get a fully formed idea of the item you are ordering as we try to capture the variations within the images we share.  If you prefer a specific colour variation, please contact us before ordering. 

Don't take our word for it

Hello Graham and Sarah, I wanted to message because I ordered your holy grail pot for my dad's birthday and he is over the moon with it.

Rachel Frankish

Many thanks again for all of the pottery - this will help bring our new Heritage learning programme to life!

Nottingham University Museum

I love it! I love everything about it, what it represents, why you made it and the history behind it. It was worth the wait! Thank you so much.

Gillian Castle

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