WMID-353A52: Medieval: Worcestershire glazed jug bodysherd

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Unique ID: WMID-353A52

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A bodysherd of a wheelthrown ceramic vessel.

The sherd is 8.98mm thick and weighs 13.5g. It is 31.77mm long and 49.51mm wide.

The sherd consists of a bodysherd, in a fabric is similar to that known as a Worcestershire glazed jug type. This fabric type is typically oxidised with frequent small grits, an external green glaze with a white clay slip underneath.

Sherd specific details:
Fabric type: Worcestershire glazed jug type
Sherd type: bodysherd
Wall thickness: 8.98mm
Firing condition: oxidised exterior, oxidised core, oxidised interior.
Hardness: Hard
Decoration: Applied strips
Surface Treatment: glazed
Surface texture: Smooth
Glaze: Green glaze, with white clay slip underneath
Condition of sherds: Slightly abraded.

Sherd was photographed.

Class: Worcestershire glazed jug type

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1100
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 31.77 mm
Width: 49.51 mm
Thickness: 8.98 mm
Weight: 13.5 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 6th May 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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Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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