WILT-CFF570: Roman quern fragment

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QUERN

Unique ID: WILT-CFF570

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A fragment (consisting of roughly one quarter) of the upper stone of a Roman stone rotary hand mill or quern dating to c. AD 43 - 410. The quern is slightly convex on the upper face, the lower is flat. It measures 149.90mm in length, 88.89mm in width and 31.6mm in thickness at the outside edge. The inside, perforated edge is 39.92mm thick and 62.39mm wide. The outer edge of the circumference quern is smooth through wear and contains black marks along the lower surviving edge.

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
Length: 149.9 mm
Width: 88.89 mm
Thickness: 31.6 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Hazel Fransch
Identified by: Miss Hazel Fransch

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM4918

Materials and construction

Primary material: Stone
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
To be known as: West Tytherley

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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