LANCUM-9AC714: Roman Flagon Handle Sherd

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Unique ID: LANCUM-9AC714

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Moulded handle sherd of a small Roman flagon. It dates to the second century. On the outer face there is a central ridge following the form of the handle. This sherd derives from where the handle base joins the vessel's body. The fabric is a pale orange colour and has occasional black grit inclusions.

Class: Sherd of a

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 100
Date to: Circa AD 200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 31 mm
Width: 20 mm
Thickness: 7 mm
Weight: 4.1 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Lisa Keys
Identified by: Miss Lisa Keys

Materials and construction

Primary material: Ceramic
Manufacture method: Moulded
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: South Ribble (District)
Parish or ward: Walton-le-Dale (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SD5528
Four figure Latitude: 53.74642
Four figure longitude: -2.683827
1:25K map: SD5528
1:10K map: SD52NE
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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