WAW-63F1D4: Roman: Ceramic vessel

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VESSEL

Unique ID: WAW-63F1D4

Object type certainty: Certain
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Twenty-four (24) sherds (ten (10) rimsherds, one (1) basesherd and thirteen (13) bodysherds) of several wheelthrown ceramic vessels.

The sherds vary in thickness from 5.04mm to 7.07mm. In total they weigh 223 grams.

The sherds have a slightly soapy feel, fine grained light orange fabric with occasional grog inclusisons. It is similar in style to Oxfordshire red colour-coated ware, typically of 3rd to 4th Century AD dating . A couple of rim forms are present, including an everted beaded rim and a straight rim with external lip. These rim forms typically belong to bowl and cup forms.

Sherd specific details:
Fabric type: Oxfordshire Red colour-coated ware.
Firing condition: oxidised exterior, unoxidised core, oxidised interior.
Hardness: Hard
Surface texture: Smooth, slightly powdery.
Condition of sherds: Variable. Some sherds demonstrate a high degree of abrasion, with rounded edges whereas other sherds have sharp, fresh breaks.

Only the rimsherds and basesherd were photographed.

Class: Oxfordshire Red Colour-coated ware

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 200
Date to: Circa AD 300

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 24
Weight: 223 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 5th July 2005

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Tysoe

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
Parish or ward: Tysoe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3444
Four figure Latitude: 52.093306
Four figure longitude: -1.505133
1:25K map: SP3444
1:10K map: SP34SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WAW
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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