ESS-51441B: A fragment of probable Roman greyware, dating AD 43-410.

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Unique ID: ESS-51441B

Object type certainty: Certain
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A fragment of probable Roman greyware, dating AD 43-410. The fragment is probably from the body of a vessel. It is a light grey ceramic with fine sandy inclusions. There is a light brown discolouration on one side of the fragment that may have been caused in the firing process or whilst being in a coastal environment.

Dimensions: length: 22.69 mm; width: 23.13 mm; thickness: 5.95 mm; weight: 3.29g.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: CIMS
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 410

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 22.69 mm
Width: 23.13 mm
Thickness: 5.95 mm
Weight: 3.29 g

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OEF 7870

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Braintree (District)
Parish or ward: Ashen (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL7441
Four figure Latitude: 52.04009328
Four figure longitude: 0.53555666
1:25K map: TL7441
1:10K map: TL74SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find
Current location: CIMS
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: ESS
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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