WMID-4AAA00: Roman: Incomplete local greyware vessel

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VESSEL

Unique ID: WMID-4AAA00

Object type certainty: Certain
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A bodysherd of a wheel thrown ceramic vessel, of Roman dating (2nd to 4th Centuries AD).

The sherd consists of a bodysherd, in a fabric is similar to that of a local (unsourced) miscellaneous greyware, consistent with 2nd to 4th Century AD dating. Part of an applied strip handle is present.

The sherd is 4.1 mm thick and weighs 8.0 g. It has a length of 37.4 mm and is 25.4 mm wide.

Sherd specific details:
Fabric type: local (unsourced) miscellaneous greyware
Sherd type: bodysherd
Wall thickness: 4.1 mm
Firing condition: unoxidised exterior, unoxidised core, unoxidised interior
Hardness: hard
Surface texture: Smooth
Surface treatment: none.
Condition of sherds: slightly abraded.

Sherd was photographed.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 100
Date to: Circa AD 300

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 37.4 mm
Width: 25.4 mm
Thickness: 4.1 mm
Weight: 4.1 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: Stafford (District)
Parish or ward: Eccleshall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ7632
Four figure Latitude: 52.88491771
Four figure longitude: -2.35810662
1:25K map: SJ7632
1:10K map: SJ73SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: found whilst out metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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