SOM-AA76A2: Iron Age (Probably) Vessel

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Unique ID: SOM-AA76A2

Object type certainty: Certain
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A ceramic sherd of probable Iron Age date. The body sherd measures 26.5mm by 24.9mm by 8.1mm and weighs 5.3g. The sherd has reduced dark brownish-grey surfaces, more oxidised mid-brown margins and a dark brownish-grey core. The fabric is reasonably fine with abundant fine sand. The exterior is decorated with two parallel lines of small incised dots.


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 800 BC
Date to: Circa AD 100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 26.5 mm
Width: 24.9 mm
Thickness: 8.1 mm
Weight: 5.3 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 14th July 2008

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Entry 020301

Materials and construction

Primary material: Ceramic
Manufacture method: Hand made
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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: 10 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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