GLO-FD6500: Saxo-Norman Earthenware vessel fragment

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VESSEL

Unique ID: GLO-FD6500

Object type certainty: Certain
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Earthen ware pottery fragment length 86mm, width 96mm, thickness 15mm, weight 117.8g. Reduced dark grey fabric with frequent mica, occasional black grog tempering <2mm, infrequent lime stone inclusions. Grey core, buff exterior. Straight side walls, there is a lip below the rim which has an undulating outside edge and stabbed decoration on the top edge. The vessel would have had a sagging base. this type of vessel would have been made in the north Gloucestershire/Worcestershire area and dates to the 11th-12th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Post AD 1000
Date to: Ante AD 1200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 86 mm
Width: 96 mm
Thickness: 15 mm
Weight: 117.8 g

Personal details

Recorded by: Mr Kurt Adams
Identified by: Mr Kurt Adams

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 1770

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
To be known as: Compton Abbas

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Gardening
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Unknown

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: GLO
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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