LON-355FA7: Early Medieval Vessel

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VESSEL

Unique ID: LON-355FA7

Object type certainty: Certain
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Rim sherd of a handmade vessel with uneven, beaded rim. The fabric is coarse, grey and sandy with large shelly inclusions. Possibly Early Medieval Sand and Shell Tempered Ware (c. 1000 - 1150 AD), probably from a large cooking vessel.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1000
Date to: Circa AD 1150

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 44 mm
Width: 57 mm
Thickness: 14 mm
Weight: 23.6 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st April 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Eleanor Ghey
Identified by: Dr Eleanor Ghey

Other reference numbers

Museum accession number: 4692/1

Materials and construction

Primary material: Ceramic
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: City and County of the City of London (London Borough)
To be known as: Custom House area

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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