WAW-A73688: Roman: Ceramic vessel

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VESSEL

Unique ID: WAW-A73688

Object type certainty: Certain
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One rimsherd of a wheel thrown ceramic vessel.

The rimsherd consists of a fabric similar to that known as Severn Valley ware, dating from the 2nd to 4th Centuries AD. The sherd probably originally came from a medium sized open bowl.

The sherd measures 7.72mm thick and weighs 35.4 grams. It measures 74.28mm in length and 65.13mm wide.

Sherd specific details:
Fabric type: Severn Valley Ware
Sherd type: Rimsherd
Rim type: Flanged
Rim diameter: 17cm
Percentage of surviving rim: 4%
Sherd thickness: 7.72mm
Firing condition: oxidised exterior, oxidised core, oxidised interior
Hardness: Medium
Surface texture: Powdery
Surface treatment: none.
Condition of sherds: Slightly abraded.

Sherd has been photographed.

Class: Severn valley ware

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: 74.28 mm
Width: 65.13 mm
Thickness: 7.72 mm
Weight: 35.4 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Wyre Forest (District)
Parish or ward: Chaddesley Corbett (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO9073
Four figure Latitude: 52.35497
Four figure longitude: -2.148249
1:25K map: SO9073
1:10K map: SO97SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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

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