YORYM-DE2F85: Vessel Sherd : Iron Age

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VESSEL

Unique ID: YORYM-DE2F85

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A fragment of a handmade vessel of Iron Age date (800-100 BC). The fragment is a body sherd from a gritty coarse ware vessel. The fabric is brittle and is a dark brownish-black colour with an orangey-red outer surface. The exterior is oxidised with an un-oxidised core.

The sherd contains numerous large inclusions most likely of quartz, flint and shell, however, it is not possible to determine their exact nature.

Class: gritty coarse ware

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: IRON AGE
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 800 BC
Date to: Circa 100 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 44.02 mm
Width: 34.18 mm
Thickness: 12.01 mm
Weight: 17.74 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

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: Driffield

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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: 5 years ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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