WMID-B5A28E: Middle to Late Iron Age: Incomplete handmade vessel

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VESSEL

Unique ID: WMID-B5A28E

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A bodysherd of a handmade ceramic vessel.

The sherd is 11.2 mm thick and weighs 29.4 g. It is 46.4 mm long and 44.6 mm wide.

The sherd consists of a bodysherd, in a fabric similar to that published as SH1 (Standard common fossil shell type, with occasional quartz inclusions) in McSloy 2006, p 38, dated to Middle to Late Iron Age (500 BC to 100 AD).

Sherd specific details:
Fabric type: SH1b frequent fossil shell, with occasional quartz inclusions
Sherd type: bodysherd
Wall thickness: 11.2 mm
Firing condition: oxidised exterior, unoxidised core, oxidised interior.
Hardness: Medium
Surface texture: Smooth
Condition of sherds: Slightly abraded.

Sherd was photographed.

Reference:
Coleman, L., Hancocks, A., and Watts, M. 2006 Excavations on the Wormington to Tirley Pipeline, 2000. Four sites by the Carrant Brook and River Isbourne, Gloucestershire and Worchestershire. Cotswold Archaeology Monograph No. 3. Cirencester

McSloy, E.R. 2006 The Pottery pp37-57 in Coleman, Hancocks and Watts 2006

Class: SH1b frequent fossil shell, with occasional quartz inclusions

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: IRON AGE
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 500 BC
Date to: Circa AD 100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 46.4 mm
Width: 44.6 mm
Thickness: 11.2 mm
Weight: 29.4 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 8th November 2014 - Saturday 10th January 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: East Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Titchmarsh (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL0377
Four figure Latitude: 52.38135886
Four figure longitude: -0.48818007
1:25K map: TL0377
1:10K map: TL07NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
Discovery circumstances: found whilst out metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Updated: 3 years ago

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