Unique ID: GLO-B402C2

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Ceramic spindle whorl diameter 31mm, height 17mm, weight 14.23g. The artefact is conical shaped with slightly convex sides, there are four concentric lines on the top surface and two on the underside. 10mm in diameter in the centre, light grey fabric. The ceramic used for the spindle whorl is similar to the fabric of grey were vessels from the Roman Period, therefore a roman date is ascribed.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Post AD 43
Date to: Ante AD 410

Dimensions and weight

Width: 17 mm
Weight: 14.23 g
Diameter: 31 mm
Quantity: 1

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Kurt Adams - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Kurt Adams - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 1637

Materials and construction

Primary material: Earthenware [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Hand made [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West
County: Gloucestershire
District: Forest Of Dean
To be known as: Taynton

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Character undetermined[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Friday 4th May 2007
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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