LANCUM-9AE3C8: Roman Black Burnished Rim Sherd

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VESSEL

Unique ID: LANCUM-9AE3C8

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Wheel spun rim sherd of a Black Burnished 2 coarse ware vessel. The fabric is a pale grey colour and has fine grit and mica inclusions. There is a characteristic black slip finish although this is very worn. The sherd is largely plain with two decorative ridges below the rim. Formed part of a shallow dish. Black Burnished 2 was associated with the military market along the northern frontier.

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 250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 72 mm
Width: 70 mm
Thickness: 10 mm
Weight: 47.7 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: Wheel made
Completeness: Fragment
Surface Treatment: Slipped

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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