BUC-118DD2: Iron Age pottery sherds (probably)

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Unique ID: BUC-118DD2

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Five sherds of handmade pottery vessels, probably dating from the Iron Age.

The largest sherd, which is part of a storage jar or cooking pot, is sub-rectangular in plan, has vertical sides and a beaded rim. The fabric of this sherd is dark grey, slightly vesiculated and has finger impressions on the outer surface. The four other sherds are smaller, more highly abraded and are made from mid-grey fabrics with frequent small inclusions.

nb.Dimensions quoted below are for the largest sherd in the group.

Class: Pottery

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Exactly 800 BC
Date to: Circa AD 43

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 5
Length: 46.22 mm
Width: 39.71 mm
Thickness: 11.46 mm
Weight: 31.37 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 1998

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Richard Clark
Identified by: Ms Ros Tyrrell

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Fairfields

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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