BUC-D2E121: Bronze to Iron Age vessel

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Unique ID: BUC-D2E121

Object type certainty: Certain
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A body sherd of a late Bronze Age to Iron Age vessel, dating from 1000- 100BC. The sherd has an outer oxidised surface which is a orange red colour, with the inside of the vessel a light brown colour. There are elongated voids which suggest grass tempering, with quartz inclusions. The fabric of the sherd is hard, suggesting an earthen ware. The sherd measures 32.2mm in length, 22.2mm in width, and 10.4mm in thickness. It weighs 6.41g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Period from: BRONZE AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 1000 BC
Date to: Circa 100 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 33.2 mm
Width: 22.2 mm
Thickness: 10.4 mm
Weight: 6.41 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 20th April 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Arwen Wood
Identified by: Arwen Wood

Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 4667

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Ivinghoe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP9516
Four figure Latitude: 51.83454157
Four figure longitude: -0.62267093
1:25K map: SP9516
1:10K map: SP91NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Date find submitted for recording
General landuse: Coastland

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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