WMID-72BFE6: Medieval: Ceramic jug vessel fragment

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Unique ID: WMID-72BFE6

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

The sherd is 12.35mm thick and weighs 16.2g. It is 22.43mm long and 54.08mm wide.

The sherd consists of a basesherd, in an oxidised fabric with frequent well sorted grit / quartzite inclusions, consistent with a local (unsourced) jug fabric type. This fabric type is considered to be Medieval in dating (12th to 14th Centuries AD).

Sherd specific details:
Fabric type: Jug type, frequent well sorted grit / quartzite inclusions
Sherd type: basesherd
Base type: FLT (Flat)
Diameter of Base: 15cm
Percentage of Base present: 12%
Wall thickness: 12.35mm
Firing condition: oxidised exterior, oxidised core, oxidised interior
Hardness: Hard
Surface texture: Smooth
Condition of sherds: Slightly abraded.

Sherd was photographed.

Class: jug

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 1300

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 22.43 mm
Width: 54.08 mm
Thickness: 12.35 mm
Weight: 16.2 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 10th April 2011

Personal details

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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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