WMID-384888: Late Iron Age to Early Roman: Malvernian ceramic vessel fragment

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Unique ID: WMID-384888

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A rimsherd of a wheelthrown ceramic vessel.

The sherd is 4.75mm thick and weighs 3.1g. It is 18.96mm long and 26.08mm wide.

The sherd consists of the shoulder of a rimsherd, in a dark reduced fabric with similar characteristics of a Malvernian rock tempered fabric type. The form is indicative of Late Iron Age to Early Roman dating (300 BC to 200 AD).

Sherd specific details:
Fabric type: Malvernian rock tempered
Sherd type: rimsherd
Rim type: can not be determined
Wall thickness: 4.75mm
Firing condition: unoxidised exterior, unoxidised core, oxidised interior.
Hardness: Hard
Surface texture: smooth
Condition of sherds: slightly abraded

Sherd was photographed.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 300 BC
Date to: Circa AD 200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.96 mm
Width: 26.08 mm
Thickness: 4.75 mm
Weight: 3.1 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 28th 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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