KENT-A77532: KENT-A77532: Early Medieval Vessel Sherd

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VESSEL

Unique ID: KENT-A77532

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Pottery sherd, probably from a vessel of Anglo-Saxon date, circa 900-1100AD. The sherd has a light grey surface and a dark grey body with inclusions of white crushed shell and a small amount of mica. It is undecorated and there are worn breaks on all edges. Measures 21mm long and 20mm wide.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 900
Date to: Circa AD 1100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 21 mm
Width: 20 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 14th February 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Laura McLean
Identified by: Laura McLean

Materials and construction

Primary material: Pottery
Secondary material: Shell or Coral
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Maidstone (District)
Parish or ward: Lenham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ9051
Four figure Latitude: 51.226561
Four figure longitude: 0.719756
1:25K map: TQ9051
1:10K map: TQ95SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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