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Unique ID: DUR-DA60F6

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

Body sherd, probably of a local ware, Roman in date.

It is sub-rectangular in plan, broken on all edges. The fabric is rough with large inclusions (perhaps chalk/shell), as well as air holes where inclusions have burnt out. The fabric is black with an inner core of light brown.

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 410

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 30.57 mm
Width: 24.58 mm
Thickness: 8.62 mm
Weight: 8 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st September 2010 - Sunday 31st October 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County Durham (Unitary Authority)
District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Hawthorn (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ4246
Four figure Latitude: 54.807116
Four figure longitude: -1.348097
1:25K map: NZ4246
1:10K map: NZ44NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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