BERK-1DB2E1: Roman grey ware vessel sherds

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Unique ID: BERK-1DB2E1

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Twelve Roman pottery rim, body and base sherds from a necked jar (1st-2nd century). The jar is a coarse grey ware. The matrix is grey and there is a cream slip on the internal and external surfaces. The external surface is decorated with a lattice motif. The fabric is very friable, it has been over-fired and there are soot residues on both the internal and the external surfaces. All the sherds conjoin. Dimensions: weight 267.17g


BERK-1E9030; BERK-1E7A01; BERK-1E66C6; BERK-1E3D75; BERK-1E2655; BERK-1DB2E1 are all found in the same area. These probably represent a kiln site.

Subsequent actions

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


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 43
Date to: AD 200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 12
Weight: 267.17 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st September 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Paula Levick
Identified by: Mrs Alison Parnum

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

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

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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