ESS-5BD337: Two fragments of ceramic dating to the Late Iron Age.

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Unique ID: ESS-5BD337

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Two fragments of ceramic dating to the Late Iron Age. One fragment is formed of a mid grey clay with coarse quartzy inclusion. The other is a light brown-orange with coarse quartzy inclusions also. Due to the size of the fragment it is not possible to tell what vessels they came from.


Grey - length: 27.04 mm; width: 22.53 mm; thickness: 6.50 mm; weight: 4g.

Brown - length: 38.37 mm; width: 25.53 mm; thickness: 7.52 mm; weight: 10.87 g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 100 BC
Date to: Circa AD 43

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 2
Length: 38.37 mm
Width: 25.53 mm
Thickness: 7.52 mm
Weight: 14.87 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr B Paites
Identified by: Mr B Paites

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: East Hertfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Benington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL2922
Four figure Latitude: 51.88164856
Four figure longitude: -0.12723856
1:25K map: TL2922
1:10K map: TL22SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

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