YORYM-F52B10: Medieval : Vessel Sherds

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VESSEL

Unique ID: YORYM-F52B10

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Three fragments of ceramic vessels of medieval date. There is one rim fragment and two body sherds. The fabric of the sherds is a mid greysh-black colour and is hard and gritty with numerous lighter inclusions. The surface of the sherds have a sparse metallic glaze. The fabric and glaze are similar to the Midland Purple ware described in Laing 2003, p87.

Rim sherd dimensions; 56.5mm x 41.4mm x 23.2mm; weight: 37.2g The estimated diameter of the original vessel is 24cm and roughly 7.5% of the original vessel diameter remains.

Body sherd 1 dimensions; 36.9mm x 33.8mm x 8.3mm; weight: 13.2g.

Body sherd 2 dimensions; 38.4mm x 33.9mm x 10.4mm; weight: 15.2g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1400
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 3

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Materials and construction

Primary material: Ceramic
Manufacture method: Wheel made
Completeness: Fragment
Surface Treatment: Glazed

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leeds (Metropolitan District)
District: Leeds (Metropolitan District)
To be known as: Thorner

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
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

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Audit data

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

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