YORYM-D507C4: Roman : Vessel

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VESSEL

Unique ID: YORYM-D507C4

Object type certainty: Certain
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A fragment of a wheel thrown ceramic vessel of Roman date. The fragment has an oxidised orange fabric with a hard, smooth/powdery texture and is of a local (unsorced) type. An orange slip has been applied and survives in patches on the outer surface. Two small patches of black paint are also present on one edge. The fragment is probably a rim sherd from a shallow vessel or bowl.
The fragment is 58.6mm long, 32.9mm wide, 10mm thick and weighs 31.9g.

Class: Rim Sherd

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 100
Date to: Circa AD 400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 58.6 mm
Width: 32.9 mm
Thickness: 10 mm
Weight: 31.9 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: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Bedford (Unitary Authority)
District: Bedford (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Dean and Shelton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL0467
Four figure Latitude: 52.2913
Four figure longitude: -0.476585
1:25K map: TL0467
1:10K map: TL06NW
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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