YORYM-07B7B5: Iron Age : Vessel

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VESSEL

Unique ID: YORYM-07B7B5

Object type certainty: Certain
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A fragment of a handmade ceramic vessel of probable Iron Age to date. The fragment is a body sherd with an abraded soapy fabric of a dark brownish-black colour with an orangey-red outer surface. The exterior is oxidised with an un-oxidised core. Numerous large gritty inclusions are present though it is not possible to determine their exact nature.
The fragment is 31.1mm long, 28.1mm wide, 10.3mm thick and weighs 9.8g.

Class: Body

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 800 BC
Date to: Circa AD 100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 31.1 mm
Width: 28.1 mm
Thickness: 10.3 mm
Weight: 9.8 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Bishop Burton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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