ESS-DD16E2: The base of a Roman black burnished vessel, probably a pedestal beaker, dating 1st-3rd century AD.

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Unique ID: ESS-DD16E2

Object type certainty: Certain
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The base of a Roman black burnished vessel, probably a pedestal beaker, dating 1st-3rd century AD. The object is formed of a dark grey clay with coarse grainy inclusions. The base is circular with one side flat and the other concave. The concave side appears to have been formed by a thumb impression. The break is just before the body of the vessel, with the edges very worn.

Dimensions: diameter: 40.77 mm; height: 16.11 mm; weight: 31.91g.

Subsequent actions

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

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 16.11 mm
Weight: 31.91 g
Diameter: 40.77 mm

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OEF 7883

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Thurrock (Unitary Authority)
District: Thurrock (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Orsett (Unitary Authority Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ6285
Four figure Latitude: 51.54065264
Four figure longitude: 0.33462782
1:25K map: TQ6285
1:10K map: TQ68NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
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: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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