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VESSEL

Unique ID: SF-F5FC80

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An assemblage of 46 sherds from Roman ceramic vessels. They have a combined total weight of 474.20g and are of probable 1st to 2nd century AD date.

1) Four rim sherds from grey ware (GX) jars with a combined weight of 34.44g.

2) A platter rim and a lid rim from grey ware (GX) vessels with a combined weight of 18.61g.

3) Three fragments from Samian ware vessels of 1st to 2nd century AD date with a combined total weight of 6.18g.

4) A base sherd from a grey ware (GX) jar. It measures 70.10mm in width, 49.29mm in length, 7.73mm in thickness and 41.03g in weight.

5) Three rim sherds from 1st century AD storage ware (STOR) vessels with a combined total weight of 99.60g.

6) A rim sherd and a body sherd from grey ware storage vessels (STOR) of 1st to 2nd century AD date with a combined weight of 111.36g.

7) 31 body sherds from Roman grey ware (GX) vessels, including the floor from a 1st century AD platter and one sherd with combed exterior surface. They have a combined total weight of 162.98g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 46
Weight: 474.2 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown
Secondary identifier: Judith Plouviez

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's ref: Field 3

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Braintree (District)
To be known as: Birdbrook

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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

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Recording Institution: SF
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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