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VESSEL

Unique ID: WMID-34FD33

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

The sherd is 6.27mm thick and weighs 5.7g. It is 23.16mm long and 29.96mm wide.

The sherd consists of a bodysherd, in a fabric is similar to a local Medieval cooking pot type fabric with frequent fine sand and quartz inclusions, fired to a mid brown colour. The sherd is mostly likely from a cooking pot style of vessel. These type of coarseware fabrics tend to date from 11th to 13th Centuries.

Sherd specific details:
Fabric type: frequent fine sand and quartz inclusions.
Sherd type: bodysherd
Wall thickness: 6.27mm
Firing condition: oxidised exterior, unoxidised core, oxidised interior.
Hardness: Hard
Surface texture: Rough
Condition of sherds: Slightly abraded.

Sherd was not photographed.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1000
Date to: Circa AD 1200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 23.16 mm
Width: 29.96 mm
Thickness: 6.27 mm
Weight: 5.7 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 6th June 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: Wheel 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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