LANCUM-B431FC: Possibly a prehistoric ceramic vessel fragment

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VESSEL

Unique ID: LANCUM-B431FC

Object type certainty: Certain
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Possibly a small prehistoric ceramic wall sherd dating from the Bronze or Iron Ages, that is the 2nd-1st mil BC. The shers is made from grey fabric and was tempered with grit and small fragment of sand/quarzite. The surfaces are extremely worn.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Period from: BRONZE AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 2100 BC
Date to: Circa AD 200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 25 mm
Width: 25 mm
Thickness: 6 mm
Weight: 5 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 30th August 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Carlisle (District)
To be known as: Kingwater

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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