LANCUM-9B6073: Roman Flagon Rim Sherds (Back and Front)

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Unique ID: LANCUM-9B6073

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Two wheel thrown sherds from the same Roman flagon. The fabric is a medium grey colour with a slightly lighter grey heart. There are very few fine black grit inclusions. There is no decoration. One of these sherds shows the neck-handle join. Probably dates to the second century when flagons were associated with the military market. Handle/Neck sherd: Length: 46mm, Width: 35mm, Thickness: 6mm, Weight 17.96g. Adjoining sherd: Length: 32mm, Width: 30mm, Thickness: 8mm, Weight 8.71g.

Class: Sherds from a

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

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

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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Audit data

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

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