WAW-272693: Roman: Ceramic vessel

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Unique ID: WAW-272693

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Two (2) bodysherds of several wheel thrown ceramic vessels of a Romano-British greyware fabric

Sherd 1 measures 6.45mm thick and weighs 8.2 grams. It is 43.69mm in length and 27.14mm wide.
Sherd 2 measures 6.41mm thick and weighs 8.1 grams. It is 31.41mm in length and 40.67mm wide.
Together both sherds weigh 16.2 grams.

The sherd have an medium grey reduced fabric, with a white slip on the external and internal surfaces. This fabric type is consistent with a miscellaneous (unsourced) local greyware and typically dates from the 2nd to 4th Centuries AD (100-400 AD).

Sherd specific details:
Fabric type: miscellaneous (unsourced) local greyware
Firing condition: unoxidised exterior, unoxidised core, unoxidised interior.
Hardness: Hard
Surface treatment: white slip on external and internal surface.
Surface texture: Smooth, powdery
Condition of sherds: Both sherds are abraded.

Both sherds have been photographed.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 100
Date to: Circa AD 400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 2
Weight: 16.2 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: Wheel 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: SP3544
Four figure Latitude: 52.093244
Four figure longitude: -1.490537
1:25K map: SP3544
1:10K map: SP34SE
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: 9 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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