BUC-C28516: Iron Age to Roman pottery rim sherds

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Unique ID: BUC-C28516

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An assemblage of five pottery rim sherds from upright vessels.

The largest sherd has a right-angled, everted rim, steep wall and is made from a dark grey fabric with smooth surfaces The remaining four sherds are from coarseware cooking pots or storage jars; they are made from grey to pinkish fabrics with larger inclusions, have beaded rims and abraded edges.

A date of Late Iron Age to Roman is suggested for this group.

Class: Pottery

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 100 BC
Date to: Circa AD 410

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 5
Weight: 100 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 12th July 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Richard Clark
Identified by: Ms Ros Tyrrell
Secondary identifier: Mr Julian Watters

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: South Northamptonshire (District)
To be known as: Tiffield

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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