NLM-707056: Roman Colour Coated Vessel Base Sherd

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Unique ID: NLM-707056

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A base sherd from a roman colour coated vessel. The orange coloured fabric has the remains of a brown colour coat on the sides. The external diameter of the base is 49.7mm and the weight is 39.17g.

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Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 410

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 39.17 g
Diameter: 49.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st August 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Lisa Staves
Identified by: Ms Lisa Staves

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM13039

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Huntingdonshire (District)
To be known as: Water Newton

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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