The Opening of the Romano-British Barrow on Mersea Island, Essex.

Published by The Morant Club and reprinted from the "Transactions of the Essex Archaeological Society,", n.s., vol. xiii, 1913.
Author: S. Hazzledine Warren, F.G.S.
1913
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 The Opening of the Romano-British Barrow - cover page.  MOR_001MOR_001
The Opening of the Romano-British Barrow - cover page.
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 Mersea Barrow from the west, with the garden of Barrow Hill Farm in the foreground. 
 Picture by S. Hazzledine Warren, from The Opening of Romano-British Barrow - frontispiece.  MOR_002MOR_002
Mersea Barrow from the west, with the garden of Barrow Hill Farm in the foreground.
Picture by S. Hazzledine Warren, from The Opening of Romano-British Barrow - frontispiece.
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 Opening of Romano-British Barrow Page 116. 
 <b>I. Prefatory Note.</b>  MOR_116MOR_116
Opening of Romano-British Barrow Page 116.
I. Prefatory Note.
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 Refers to Mr Charles Brown, the owner of Barrow Hill Farm.  MOR_117MOR_117
Opening of Romano-British Barrow Page 117.
Refers to Mr Charles Brown, the owner of Barrow Hill Farm.
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 Opening of Romano-British Barrow Page 118
 <b>II. Mersea Barrow and its surroundings.</b>  MOR_118MOR_118
Opening of Romano-British Barrow Page 118
II. Mersea Barrow and its surroundings.
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 Opening of Romano-British Barrow Page 119. Includes sketch map of area.  MOR_119MOR_119
Opening of Romano-British Barrow Page 119. Includes sketch map of area.
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 Opening of Romano-British Barrow opposite page 120. Plan of Mersea Barrow.  MOR_119_001MOR_119_001
Opening of Romano-British Barrow opposite page 120. Plan of Mersea Barrow.
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 Opening of Romano-British Barrow Page 120.  MOR_120MOR_120
Opening of Romano-British Barrow Page 120.
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 Opening of Romano-British Barrow Page 121.
 <b>III. Legendary History of the Barrow.</b>
 Includes statement by Rev. S. Baring-Gould that the legend of the two Danish brothers, used in his novel Mehalah, had no local association with the district.  MOR_121MOR_121
Opening of Romano-British Barrow Page 121.
III. Legendary History of the Barrow.
Includes statement by Rev. S. Baring-Gould that the legend of the two Danish brothers, used in his novel Mehalah, had no local association with the district.
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 Opening of Romano-British Barrow facing page 122.
 Sections through the Barrow.  MOR_121_001MOR_121_001
Opening of Romano-British Barrow facing page 122.
Sections through the Barrow.
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 Opening of Romano-British Barrow Page 122.
 <b>IV. The Opening of the Barrow.</b>  MOR_122MOR_122
Opening of Romano-British Barrow Page 122.
IV. The Opening of the Barrow.
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Opening of Romano-British Barrow Page 123
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 Opening of Romano-British Barrow Page 124.
 <b>V. Technical: Methods of Record.</b>  MOR_124MOR_124
Opening of Romano-British Barrow Page 124.
V. Technical: Methods of Record.
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 Opening of Romano-British Barrow Page 125.
 <b>VI. the Structure of the Mound.</b>  MOR_125MOR_125
Opening of Romano-British Barrow Page 125.
VI. the Structure of the Mound.
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Opening of Romano-British Barrow Page 126.
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Opening of Romano-British Barrow Page 127.
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 Opening of Romano-British Barrow Page 128.
 <b>VII. The Red Stratum.</b>  MOR_128MOR_128
Opening of Romano-British Barrow Page 128.
VII. The Red Stratum.
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 <b>VIII. The Tomb and its Contents.</b>  MOR_129MOR_129
Opening of Romano-British Barrow Page 129.
VIII. The Tomb and its Contents.
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 Opening of Romano-British Barrow Page 129.
 Section of the Tomb: Conjectural restoration assuming that the structure was approximately symetrical.  MOR_129_001MOR_129_001
Opening of Romano-British Barrow Page 129.
Section of the Tomb: Conjectural restoration assuming that the structure was approximately symetrical.
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 Opening of Romano-British Barrow opposite Page 129.
 View of the Tomb, showing Leaden Casket in place, with the covering boards removed and placed on either side, displaying the top of the Glass Urn within.
 From a flashlight phot by Mr S. Hazzledine Warren.  MOR_129_002MOR_129_002
Opening of Romano-British Barrow opposite Page 129.
View of the Tomb, showing Leaden Casket in place, with the covering boards removed and placed on either side, displaying the top of the Glass Urn within.
From a flashlight phot by Mr S. Hazzledine Warren.
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 Opening of Romano-British Barrow opposite page 130.
 The Glass Urn and Leaden Casket.
 From a photo by Mr A.G. Wright. Arthur Wright was Curator at Colchester Museum while the barrow was being excavated in 1912.  MOR_129_003MOR_129_003
Opening of Romano-British Barrow opposite page 130.
The Glass Urn and Leaden Casket.
From a photo by Mr A.G. Wright. Arthur Wright was Curator at Colchester Museum while the barrow was being excavated in 1912.
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 Opening of Romano-British Barrow Page 130.
 Urn and casket were taken to Colchester by Dr. Philip Laver.
 Details given by Mr Arthur G. Wright.  MOR_130MOR_130
Opening of Romano-British Barrow Page 130.
Urn and casket were taken to Colchester by Dr. Philip Laver.
Details given by Mr Arthur G. Wright.
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Opening of Romano-British Barrow Page 131.
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Opening of Romano-British Barrow Page 132.
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 Opening of Romano-British Barrow Page 133.
 <b>IX. the Minor Relics.</b>  MOR_133MOR_133
Opening of Romano-British Barrow Page 133.
IX. the Minor Relics.
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 Opening of Romano-British Barrow opposite page 133.
 Relic Table showing the distribution of the various classes of remains through the Mersea tumulus.  MOR_133_001MOR_133_001
Opening of Romano-British Barrow opposite page 133.
Relic Table showing the distribution of the various classes of remains through the Mersea tumulus.
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Opening of Romano-British Barrow Page 134.
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Opening of Romano-British Barrow Page 135.
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Opening of Romano-British Barrow Page 136.
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 Opening of Romano-British Barrow Page 137.
 <b>X. the Age of the Barrow.</b>  MOR_137MOR_137
Opening of Romano-British Barrow Page 137.
X. the Age of the Barrow.
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Opening of Romano-British Barrow Page 138.
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 <b>XI. Description of Plates F and G.</b>  MOR_139MOR_139
Opening of Romano-British Barrow Page 139.
XI. Description of Plates F and G.
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 Opening of Romano-British Barrow opposite page 139. 
 Plate F - Minor Relics, consisting of fragments of Belgic and Upchurch wares.
 Plage G - various Minor Relics
 From photos by Mr S. Hazzledine Warren  MOR_140MOR_140
Opening of Romano-British Barrow opposite page 139.
Plate F - Minor Relics, consisting of fragments of Belgic and Upchurch wares.
Plage G - various Minor Relics
From photos by Mr S. Hazzledine Warren
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 The Opening of Romano-British Barrow on Mersea Island, Essex. Back cover.
 The Morant Club, Chairman Henry Laver F.S.A., Colchester.  MOR_142MOR_142
The Opening of Romano-British Barrow on Mersea Island, Essex. Back cover.
The Morant Club, Chairman Henry Laver F.S.A., Colchester.
1913
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