YORYM-B081F3: Roman : Vessel

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VESSEL

Unique ID: YORYM-B081F3

Object type certainty: Certain
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A fragment of a ceramic vessel of Roman date, c.AD 100 - 200. The vessel is a rim sherd from a local (unsourced) miscellaneous greyware dish/vessel, with a semi-circular projecting rim. The fabric is fine and sandy with a smooth feel. It is a pale grey colour at the core with a mid-grey exterior.

The sherd is 72.9mm x 37.7mm x 19.2mm (7.4mm without rim). Weight: 35.7g. Overall diameter: 28cm (projected using rim chart); approx.9% remaining.

'Greyware' describes various types of locally produced pottery that were made in many different areas of Britain. They are one of the most common type of pottery found on Roman sites in Britain.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 100
Date to: Circa AD 200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 37.7 mm
Width: 19.2 mm
Weight: 35.7 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05222

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Ryedale (District)
Parish or ward: Sheriff Hutton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE6566
Four figure Latitude: 54.08581896
Four figure longitude: -1.00784609
1:25K map: SE6566
1:10K map: SE66NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Gardening
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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