BUC-44EC47: Mortarium rim

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Unique ID: BUC-44EC47

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A worn Oxford ware flanged bowl rim. The fabric is orange red, well fired and sandy with a grey core. Traces of the orange sip coat were noted in the angle where the flange meets the pot rim. The sherd may be from a mortarium but there was no evidence of the grits of the grinding surface.

Class: Oxfordshire ware
Sub class: fanged bowl

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Retained by finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 240
Date to: AD 410

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 133.85 mm
Width: 66.89 mm
Weight: 68 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 12th June 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Jennifer Moss
Identified by: Ms Ros Tyrrell

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Cherwell (District)
To be known as: Piddington

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
Discovery circumstances: Weekend Wanderers event at Piddington
Current location: Retained by finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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

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