WMID-9A8FE8: Medieval: Incomplete ceramic cooking pot vessel

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Unique ID: WMID-9A8FE8

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

A rimsherd of a wheel thrown ceramic vessel, of Medieval dating (11th to 13th Centuries AD).

The sherd consists of a rimsherd, in a fabric is similar to that of a local (unsourced) flint tempered cooking pot ware, consistent with 11th to 13th Century AD dating. No enough survives of the rim to estimate original diameter. The rim type is that of a flat rounded one.

The sherd is 6.1 mm thick and weighs 30.6 g. It has a length of 35.1 mm and is 59.1 mm wide.

Sherd specific details:
Fabric type: Local (unsourced) flint tempered cooking pot fabric
Sherd type: rimsherd
Rim type: Flat, Rounded.
Rim diameter: not enough present to estimate
% of rim present: >5%
Wall thickness: 6.1 mm
Firing condition: oxidised exterior, unoxidised core, oxidised interior
Hardness: hard
Surface texture: Smooth
Surface treatment: none.
Condition of sherds: slightly abraded.

Sherd was photographed.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1000
Date to: Circa AD 1200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 35.1 mm
Width: 59.1 mm
Thickness: 6.1 mm
Weight: 30.6 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 5th November 2016 - Saturday 5th November 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Theddlethorpe All Saints (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF4687
Four figure Latitude: 53.35971859
Four figure longitude: 0.19242273
1:25K map: TF4687
1:10K map: TF48NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst out searching with a metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Updated: 2 years ago

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