WMID-6FFCF3: Roman: Incomplete ceramic vessel

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VESSEL

Unique ID: WMID-6FFCF3

Object type certainty: Certain
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Description: Roman. Two sherds (one base and one body), probably from a jar. Base type flat. Severn Valley ware, sparse quartz inclusions, orange.

Fabric: Orange exterior & interior. grey core. Hard

Inclusions: sparse quartz inclusions. Grains up to 1 mm. Well sorted.

Forming: Wheel thrown. Decoration: none. Surface treatment: None. Condition: Abraded.

Form: Jar?

Fragment: One base sherd, one body sherd.

Notes: Diameter of base sherd: Too small to accurately estimate. Wall thickness: 5.1 mm. Mass: 9.1 g
Body sherd: Wall thickness: 7.3 mm. Mass: 10.1 g.
Total mass: 19.2 g

Class: severn valley ware
Sub class: jar?

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: 2
Weight: 19.2 g

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: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Tewkesbury (District)
Parish or ward: Shurdington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO9319
Four figure Latitude: 51.86952991
Four figure longitude: -2.10307301
1:25K map: SO9319
1:10K map: SO91NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
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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Audit data

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

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