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Object type certainty: Certain
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A fragment of a glass Vessel of Roman date (AD 300-410). The object is the base or foot of a small Bessel. Possibly a jug. It is composed of a short section of tubular stem, a rolled tubular base-rim and portions of a concave base. The material is clear with a yellow tinge. There are small bubbles visible within the fabric.

Height: 14.20mm, Width: 27.47mm, Weight: 7.2g

See: NCL-F44B96 for a similar example.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 300
Date to: Circa AD 410

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 14.2 mm
Width: 27.47 mm
Weight: 7.2 g

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Glass
Manufacture method: Hand made
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Kettering (District)
Parish or ward: Newton and Little Oakley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP8885
Four figure Latitude: 52.45587331
Four figure longitude: -0.70638713
1:25K map: SP8885
1:10K map: SP88NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Recording Institution: NARC
Created: About one month ago
Updated: About one month ago

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