YORYM-B70667: Iron Age : Vessel Fragment

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VESSEL

Unique ID: YORYM-B70667

Object type certainty: Certain
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A fragment of a handmade ceramic vessel of probable Iron Age date. The fragment is a body sherd with hard and coarse fabric of a light orangy-buff colour. The outer surface appears shiny, possibly due to the inclusion of small quartz fragments.
The fragment is 28.7mm long, 19.1mm wide, 6.6mm thick and weighs 5.1g.

Class: Body

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 700 BC
Date to: Circa AD 100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 28.7 mm
Width: 19.1 mm
Thickness: 6.6 mm
Weight: 5.1 g

Personal details

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

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Ulrome

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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