WMID-CF66D1: Roman: Incomplete ceramic vessel

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Unique ID: WMID-CF66D1

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

The sherd consists of a rimsherd, in a fabric is similar to that of local (unsourced) greyware, consistent with 2nd to 4th Century AD dating. The rim type is that of a rounded everted type, probably consistent with a storage bowl or jar. Not enough of the rim is present to allow an accurate determination of original rim diameter.

The sherd is 5.2 mm thick and weighs 12.0 g. It has a length of 24.5 mm and is 37.6 mm wide.

Sherd specific details:
Fabric type: local (unsourced) greyware
Sherd type: rimsherd
Rim type: rounded everted
Wall thickness: 5.2 mm
Firing condition: oxidised exterior, unoxidised core, oxidised 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: 24.5 mm
Width: 37.6 mm
Thickness: 5.2 mm
Weight: 12 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 2nd May 2015 - Saturday 2nd May 2015

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP9878
Four figure Latitude: 52.39126253
Four figure longitude: -0.56132065
1:25K map: SP9878
1:10K map: SP97NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Updated: 4 years ago

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