WAW-868DA6: Roman vessel (plan and profile).

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VESSEL

Unique ID: WAW-868DA6

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman rim sherd; wheel thrown ceramic vessels. The sherd is a base sherd, of a fabric similar to, or what is known as Severn Valley ware. This type of pottery was produced throughout the Roman Period, in the Severn Valley area, and typically consisted of jars, jugs, flagons, bowls and tankards. The base fragment is from an uncertain vessel type. It weighs 6.27g.

Sherds specific details:
Fabric type: probably Severn Valley Ware or oxidised ware
Sherd type: base sherd
Firing condition: oxidised exterior, oxidised core, oxidised interior
Hardness: fairly hard but the surface is powdery.
Surface texture: Quite smooth
Condition of sherds: abraded.

Class: Jar

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 410

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 6.27 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st June 2015 - Tuesday 30th June 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
Parish or ward: Morton Bagot (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP1163
Four figure Latitude: 52.26505355
Four figure longitude: -1.84023963
1:25K map: SP1163
1:10K map: SP16SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Recording Institution: WAW
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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