YORYM-4475A4: Medieval : Vessel Fragment

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VESSEL

Unique ID: YORYM-4475A4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A fragment of a wheel thrown ceramic vessel of medieval date (1200 - 1400). The fragment is a body sherd from a probable storage jar or cistern with a gritty, hard reduced light grey fabric. There are small dark soft inclusions visible - possibly grog. The exterior surface of the vessel fragment is coated in a dull dark olive glaze.
The fragment is 47.2mm long, 41.8mm wide, 8.4mm thick and weighs 18.9g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 47.2 mm
Width: 41.8 mm
Thickness: 8.4 mm
Weight: 18.9 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: Wheel made
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: York (Unitary Authority)
District: York (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Strensall

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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