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Unique ID: SF-8B3D93

Object type certainty: Certain
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A rim sherd from a micaceous grey ware flanged bowl with finger nail decoration on the upper surface of the flange. It is of Wattisfield area production and probably dates to the 2nd half of the 4th century AD. The sherd measures 49.23mm in width, 45.23mm in height, 20.30mm in thickness at flange (7.87mm at wall of vessel), and weighs 28.08g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 350
Date to: Circa AD 410

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 45.23 mm
Width: 49.23 mm
Thickness: 20.3 mm
Weight: 28.08 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st April 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown
Secondary identifier: Judith Plouviez

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: BRG 039
Other reference: Finder's Ref. 023

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Great Barton

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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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

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