DENO-F05616: Medieval pottery vessel strap handle sherd

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Unique ID: DENO-F05616

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Medieval earthenware pottery vessel handle sherd, oxidised sandy ware, 13th-15th century. Strap handle sherd from a jug (probably). With three longitudinal grooves run down the outer surface, and randomly spaced stabs. Sandy oxidised orange fabric, and red-orange slip; pimply surface; abundant clear and white quartz sands, sparse non-crystalline red inclusions (c.0.6mm), sparse white non-crystalline inclusions (2-3.5mm), sparse red and black ?quartz inclusions (1.5mm). Width of handle 47mm, thickness of handle 14mm, weight 46.65g.

Class: earthenware
Sub class: jug


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1200
Date to: AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 14 mm
Weight: 46.65 g
Diameter: 47 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Rachel Atherton
Identified by: Ms Rachel Atherton

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E6783

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Derbyshire (County)
District: Derbyshire Dales (District)
To be known as: Carsington

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Controlled archaeological investigation (unstratified)
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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