SWYOR-1A799E: Roman ceramic vessel

Rights Holder: West Yorkshire Archaeology Advisory Service
CC License:

Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).


Unique ID: SWYOR-1A799E

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

A rim from a Roman ceramic vessel, a narrow necked bottle, flagon or flask. The rim is almost complete and is 52mm in diameter. It has probably seven corrugations or curved indentations in the side of the rim, of which two survive undamaged. The rim forms and flange with a flat top. The neck of the vessel has an internal diameter of 13.5mm and is circular. The external diameter is about 35mm in diameter. The fabric is hard and fine, a buff to grey colour throughout. It has sparse poorly sorted quartz and stone inclusions with some mica. The surviving sherd is 52mm long, 46mm wide and 29.1mm tall. 49.3g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 410

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 52 mm
Height: 29.1 mm
Width: 46 mm
Weight: 49.3 g

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 2334

Materials and construction

Primary material: Ceramic
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Bedford (Unitary Authority)
District: Bedford (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Harrold (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP9457
Four figure Latitude: 52.20322261
Four figure longitude: -0.62593516
1:25K map: SP9457
1:10K map: SP95NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: SWYOR-2D55C7
Object type: VESSEL
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A rim from a ceramic vessel, probably a flagon, of probable Roman date (AD 43 - 410). The rim is complete and the top of the neck survives. T…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: SWYOR-399DE8
Object type: VESSEL
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Six ceramic vessel sherds of probable Roman date. There are three rim sherds, two base sherds and one wall sherd. 1. A greyware rim sherd …
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Find number: KENT-687E67
Object type: VESSEL
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A spout/mouth sherd of a wheel thrown Roman ceramic flagon, probably Colchester colour coated ware dating to c. AD 120 - c. AD 300. Descripti…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.