ESS-EEF183: Fragment of Roman storage jar

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VESSEL

Unique ID: ESS-EEF183

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Two fragments of Roman ceramic vessels. The two fragments are body sherds and are mid grey in colour. One fragment has decoration in the form of a grooved line with short, diagonal strokes above and impressed triangles below (or vice versa). Dr Paul Sealey has kindly identified them as being from Roman storage jars of the 1st or 2nd century. They have a combined weight of 113.88g.

Class: greyware
Sub class: storage jars

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 43
Date to: AD 200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 2
Weight: 113.88 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Caroline McDonald
Identified by: Caroline McDonald

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Id 4110

Materials and construction

Primary material: Ceramic
Manufacture method: Wheel made
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Braintree (District)
To be known as: Sible Hedingham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: ESS
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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