LANCUM-9C61A0: Roman grey ware vessel, several sherds, some of which were joined by finder

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VESSEL

Unique ID: LANCUM-9C61A0

Object type certainty: Certain
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34 sherds of a Roman vessel which is complete when the sherds are joined. The larger sherds have already been glued together by the finder; the vessel would thus have been 230mm in height and had a diameter of 110mm across the mouth and 88mm across the bottom.

The complete vessel was wheel-thrown and made from light grey fabric. It is a jar or urn of Severn Valley ware.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Senhouse Roman Museum,. Maryport
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2005

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Ceramic
Manufacture method: Wheel made

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Allerdale (District)
To be known as: Maryport

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Senhouse Roman Museum,. Maryport
General landuse: Coastland
Specific landuse: Cliff and related features

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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