There are currently no images available.
If you own this object please send us a picture of it.


Unique ID: SF-8B5824

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A base sherd from a Roman grey ware vessel with sandy inclusions and a slightly burnished exterior surface. This is probably from a jar and dates to the 1st or 2nd century AD. It measures 68.86mm in width, 41.69mm in height, 13.69mm in maximum thickness, approximately 110mm in original base diameter, and weighs 76.78g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 41.69 mm
Width: 68.86 mm
Thickness: 13.69 mm
Weight: 76.78 g
Diameter: 110 mm

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
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. 020

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

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: SOMDOR-56D937
Object type: VESSEL
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Seven sherds of Black Burnished Ware pottery dating from the 1st to 4th centuries AD. The sherds include a Greyhound Yard type 63 jar rim, sli…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: SF-B35758
Object type: VESSEL
Broadperiod: ROMAN
An assemblage of 19 sherds from vessels of mostly Late Roman date with a combined total weight of 490.32g. 1) Seven sherds from Nene Valle…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: SOMDOR-ADAAD1
Object type: VESSEL
Broadperiod: ROMAN
28 sherds of South East Dorset Black Burnished Ware, generally small and abraded, recovered in association with a large quantity of other Roma…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

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

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.