SUR-DDC437: Iron Age: Vessel fragment

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Unique ID: SUR-DDC437

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A large basal sherd from a pottery jar of late Iron Age date. The sherd is round-bottomed and retains a short separately-attached outwardly-flaring footring c0.58mm in diameter. The fabric is finely sand-tempered but with occasional much larger inclusions, possibly of ironstone. Half the surviving exterior face is reduced in the kiln to dark grey while the remainder is oxidisd orange/buff. The interior is oxidised.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 50 BC
Date to: Circa AD 50

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 196 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr David W Williams
Identified by: Mr Phil Jones

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 10.955

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Mole Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Brockham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ2049
Four figure Latitude: 51.227585
Four figure longitude: -0.282814
1:25K map: TQ2049
1:10K map: TQ24NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find
Discovery circumstances: Before 2005
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

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Audit data

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

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