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Fragment of Small Samian Ware Bowl

AD 70 - 85

Fragment of a bowl, features Diana the hunting goddess, a hare and charioteer.

Excavation at the Wiend in 1982.

Many historians believe that Wigan was the Roman settlement of Coccium, mentioned in the 2nd century document ‘Antonine Itinerary’ as being 16 miles from Manchester.

Excavations at the wiend in 1982 and Millgate in 2005 support this theory. This fragment is from one such excavation.