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VESSEL

Unique ID: WMID-34D291

Object type certainty: Certain
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A bodysherd of a handmade ceramic vessel.

The sherd is 5.13mm thick and weighs 2.6g. It is 19.32mm long and 23.88mm wide.

The sherd consists of a bodysherd, in a fabric is similar to published as Q (Sandy with Quartzite) in McSloy 2007, p 25, dated to the Bronze Age (c.2150 BC to c.800 BC).

Sherd specific details:
Fabric type: Q1a (normal): Sandy with quartzite
Sherd type: bodysherd
Wall thickness: 5.13mm
Firing condition: unoxidised exterior, unoxidised core, oxidised interior
Hardness: Hard
Surface texture: Rough
Condition of sherds: Slightly abraded.

Sherd was not photographed.

Class: Q1(a) quartz tempered

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Period from: BRONZE AGE
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 2150 BC
Date to: Circa 800 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 19.32 mm
Width: 23.88 mm
Thickness: 5.13 mm
Weight: 2.6 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 9th February 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Brailes

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
Parish or ward: Brailes (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3041
Four figure Latitude: 52.066565
Four figure longitude: -1.56378
1:25K map: SP3041
1:10K map: SP34SW
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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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