BERK-5D7F67: Six Medieval pottery sherds

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Unique ID: BERK-5D7F67

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Six Medieval pottery rim, body and base sherds from different vessels (12th-13th century). The vessels appear to be handmade cooking/storage jars with everted rims and slightly sagging bases. The fabrics include ill-sorted frequent inclusions, including shell, flint and burnt flint. The sherds are partially oxidised with a mottled red/grey external surface and grey core. Dimensions: weight 272.59g

Subsequent actions

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


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1100
Date to: AD 1300

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 6
Weight: 272.59 g

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Paula Levick
Identified by: Mrs Kate Sumnall

Materials and construction

Primary material: Pottery
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: Yarnton

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Gardening
Current location: Returned to finder.
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Garden

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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