WMID-702AB5: Roman: Incomplete ceramic vessel

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VESSEL

Unique ID: WMID-702AB5

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

Description: Roman. base sherd, probably from a jar. Base type flat, with footring. Greyware, sparse quartz inclusions, grey.

Fabric: grey, Hard

Inclusions: sparse quartz inclusions. Grains less than 1 mm. Well sorted.

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

Form: Jar?

Fragment: Base sherd

Notes: Diameter of base sherd: c. 70 mm. Percentage of base present: 50%. Wall thickness: 6.3 mm. Mass: 45.8 g

Class: grey 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: 1
Thickness: 6.3 mm
Weight: 45.8 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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