Unique ID: ESS-F5A5C6

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Fragment of Late Iron Age grog tempered ware, c. 75 BC – AD 50. This fragment is from the shoulder of the vessel, and though does not show the rim, clearly shows a cordon. The fabric of the ceramic shows black grog temper and a little sand with traces of mica, typical of Essex clays. The surface of the fragment is orangey brown in colour, whilst the core is black. The fragment weighs 23.21g.

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa 75 BC
Date to: AD 50

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 23.21 g
Quantity: 1

Personal details

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Recorded by: Caroline McDonald - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Dr Paul Sealey - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: ID 4385

Materials and construction

Primary material: Ceramic [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Wheel made [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Fragment [scope notes | view all attributed records]

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern
County: Essex
District: Maldon
To be known as: Wickam bBshops

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]

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Created: Monday 8th May 2006
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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