SOM-43CC25: Roman Nene Valley Colour Coated Ware Vessel

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Unique ID: SOM-43CC25

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One rim sherd of probable Nene Valley colour-coated ware pottery of Roman date. The rim has a small external bead and probably formed part of a large beaker which had a rim diameter of c. 10cm. The fabric is a slightly oxidised buff and the vessel has a mid greyish-brown slip both internally and externally. Dimensions: 39.4mm by 21mm by 5.5mm Weight: 7.1g

Class: Nene Valley Colour Coated Ware


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 150
Date to: Circa AD 410

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 39.4 mm
Width: 21 mm
Thickness: 5.5 mm
Weight: 7.1 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 7th April 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Naomi Payne
Identified by: Dr Naomi Payne

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Entry 020235

Materials and construction

Primary material: Ceramic
Manufacture method: Wheel made
Completeness: Fragment
Surface Treatment: Slipped

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Charlton Horethorne

Spatial coordinates

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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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

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