IOW-879771: Roman Kiln Furniture

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Unique ID: IOW-879771

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

A fragment of Roman ceramic kiln furniture (AD 43-409).

This fragment is sub-rectangular in plan and sub-triangular in cross-section. It is orange and black and appears not contain any inclusions.

Length: 43.9mm; width: 23.6mm; thickness: 17.8mm. Weight: 14.84g.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 43
Date to: Exactly AD 409

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 43.9 mm
Width: 23.6 mm
Thickness: 17.8 mm
Weight: 14.84 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 19th November 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Dr Vicky Basford
Secondary identifier: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2014-10-8

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find
Discovery circumstances: Found while searching cliff slopes
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Coastland
Specific landuse: Cliff and related features

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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