SOM-440EA8: Roman Oxfordshire Red/Brown Slipped Ware Vessel

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VESSEL

Unique ID: SOM-440EA8

Object type certainty: Certain
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Two sherds of probable abraded Oxfordshire red/brown slipped ware pottery of late Roman date. One sherd is a rim sherd with external bead from a bowl and the other is a body sherd. Both sherds are oxidised, although the body sherd has a reduced light grey core. The fabric contains sparse rounded to sub-rounded iron ore (up to 3mm) and common mica. Little of the slip survives. Total weight: 16.4g

Class: Oxfordshire Red/Brown Slipped Ware

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 240
Date to: Circa AD 410

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 2
Weight: 16.4 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

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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Audit data

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

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