WMID-DFB26E: Roman: Incomplete samian dragendorff form 30 vessel

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Unique ID: WMID-DFB26E

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A body sherd of a wheel thrown ceramic vessel, of Roman dating (1st to 2nd Centuries AD).

The sherd consists of a samian fabric of Dragendorff 30, possibly from La Graufesenque of 1st to 2nd century AD. The form type is consistent with a cylindrical bowl, such as that classified as a Dragendorff form 30. The remains of a moulded decorative panel is present on the obverse, consisting of a figure beneath an arch. The figure is holding their hands over a column and a beaded column, with five leaves at the top is present between the arches.

The sherd is 5.6 mm thick and weighs 7.3 g. It has a length of 53.0 mm and is 23.2 mm wide.

Sherd specific details:
Sherd type: bodysherd
Wall thickness: 5.6 mm
Firing condition: oxidised exterior, oxidised core, oxidised interior
Hardness: hard
Surface texture: Smooth
Surface treatment: slipped
Surface decoration: moulded decoration
Condition of sherds: slightly abraded.

Sherd was photographed.

Class: Samian Dragendorff 30
Sub class: bowl

Subsequent actions

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 200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 53 mm
Width: 23.2 mm
Thickness: 5.6 mm
Weight: 7.3 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: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Wychavon (District)
Parish or ward: Aldington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP0545
Four figure Latitude: 52.1033123
Four figure longitude: -1.92841566
1:25K map: SP0545
1:10K map: SP04NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Updated: 3 years ago

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