BERK-3BFB25: Roman vessel: Oxfordshire ware rim sherd

Rights Holder: Oxfordshire County Council
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VESSEL

Unique ID: BERK-3BFB25

Object type certainty: Certain
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A rim sherd from an wheel-thrown Oxfordshire Ware Roman vessel, probably a storage jug or jar. The fabric is a pink colour externally with a grey core and occasional fine to small iron ore inclusions. No outer slip or paint survives. The Oxfordshire potteries were functioning from c. AD 240-400.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 240
Date to: Circa AD 400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 28.99 mm
Width: 51.69 mm
Thickness: 13.88 mm
Weight: 15.5 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 3rd July 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2011.205

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Oxford (District)
To be known as: Iffley

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Allotment

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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