WAW-273918: Roman: Ceramic vessel

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VESSEL

Unique ID: WAW-273918

Object type certainty: Certain
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One (1) bodysherd of a wheel thrown ceramic vessels of a Romano-British fine ware fabric

The sherd measures 5.24mm thick and weighs 3.1 grams. It is 17.50mm in length and 26.35mm wide.

The sherd have an orangey red oxidised fabric, with a dark brown colour coat on the external and internal surfaces. This fabric type is possibly that of Nene Valley Colour coat and would typically dates from the 2nd to 4th Centuries AD (100-300 AD).

Sherd specific details:
Fabric type: probably Nene Valley Colour coat
Firing condition: oxidised exterior, oxidised core, oxidised interior.
Hardness: Hard
Surface treatment: dark brown colour coat on external and internal surface.
Surface texture: Smooth, powdery
Condition of sherds: Slightly abraded.

Sherd has been photographed.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 100
Date to: Circa AD 300

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17.5 mm
Width: 26.35 mm
Thickness: 5.24 mm
Weight: 3.1 g

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
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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