HESH-A7F7F5: IRON AGE VESSEL

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VESSEL

Unique ID: HESH-A7F7F5

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Eardisland History and Heritage Group

Eardisland Excavation 2013

Site Summary: Finds made during excavation of a single trench 16m x 1.25m across crop marks on cultivated land.

Site number: RHYD 13

Context number: 025

Two sherds of pottery; one rim and one body sherd.

The fragments measure:

1: 36.3mm in length, 44.2mm width, 12.6 mm thick and weighs 26grams

2: 17.6mm in length, 26.8mm width, 11.7mm thick and weighs 7 grams.

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Sherd specific details:

Fabric Type: Handmade Malvernian Ware - Peacock Group A - Fabric No3

Fabric Condition: Soft to hard fabric with inclusions.

Firing Condition: Dark grey- black thoughout

Surface Texture:Smooth

Inclusions: Angular inclusions of metomorphic rock usually >1mm - 3mm, most common inclusion is quartz, then pink & white feldspar, then hornblende.

Condition of sherds:Lightly abraded.

Class: Handmade Malvernian Ware - Peacock Group A - Fabric No 3.

Class: Malvernian ware

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Hereford Museum
Subsequent action after recording: Donated to a museum

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: IRON AGE

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 2
Weight: 33 g

Personal details

Recorded by: Mrs Pat Kay
Identified by: Mrs Pat Kay

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 10386
Other reference: RHYD_13_00
Museum accession number: 2014-61

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Eardisland (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO4358
Four figure Latitude: 52.21724888
Four figure longitude: -2.83573833
1:25K map: SO4358
1:10K map: SO45NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Hereford Museum
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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