HESH-F35793: Roman Severn Valley Ware: two sherds (front, reverse)

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VESSEL

Unique ID: HESH-F35793

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Roman: Two body sherds of an oxidised (orange) wheel thrown ceramic vessel, Severn Valley Ware, dates from the 2nd to 4th Centuries AD.

Sherd specific details:

Fabric type: 'Severn Valley Ware'

Firing condition: oxidised exterior, unoxidised (grey) core, unoxidised (grey) interior

Hardness: Hard

Surface texture: Smooth

Condition of sherd: abraded.

Due to the smallness of the sherds the diameter of the vessels cannot be estimated. The larger sherd measures: 29.49mm length, 32.07mm width, is 7.55mm thick, and weighs 7.5 grams. The second smaller sherd measures 29.54mm length, 31.67mm width, is 7.43mm thick, and weighs 7.5 grams.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 50
Date to: Circa AD 410

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 2

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Victoria Allnatt
Identified by: Ms Victoria Allnatt

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SMS Entry Form - SHRMS: 00678

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Telford and Wrekin (Unitary Authority)
District: Telford and Wrekin (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Chetwynd Aston and Woodcote (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ7518
Four figure Latitude: 52.75902251
Four figure longitude: -2.37189051
1:25K map: SJ7518
1:10K map: SJ71NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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