WMID-530757: Iron_Age:Ceramic_vessel

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Unique ID: WMID-530757

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A rimsherd of a handmade ceramic vessel. The sherd is 13.42mm thick and weighs 5.9g. It is 25.27mm long and 23.91mm wide. The sherd consists of a rimsherd, in a fabric is similar to that published as SH1 (Standard common fossil shell type) in McSloy 2006, p 38, dated to Middle to Late Iron Age (500 BC to 100 AD). Sherd specific details: Fabric type: frequent fossil shell Sherd type: rimsherd Rim type: FD (Flattened Direct) Diameter of Rim: 18cm Percentage of Rim present: 3% Wall thickness: 13.42mm Firing condition: unoxidised Hardness: Hard Surface texture: Slightly soapy. Condition of sherds: Slightly abraded Sherd/fragment was photographed. Reference: Coleman, L., Hancocks, A., and Watts, M. 2006 Excavations on the Wormington to Tirley Pipeline, 2000. Four sites by the Carrant Brook and River Isbourne, Gloucestershire and Worchestershire. Cotswold Archaeology Monograph No. 3. Cirencester McSloy, E.R. 2006 The Pottery pp37-57 in Coleman, Hancocks and Watts 2006

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: IRON AGE
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: 500 BC
Date to: AD 100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 25.27 mm
Width: 23.91 mm
Thickness: 13.42 mm
Weight: 5.9 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 7th September 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Brailes

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
To be known as: Brailes

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
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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