WMID-71D88D: Medieval: Incomplete ceramic vessel

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Unique ID: WMID-71D88D

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

Description: Medieval. bodysherd, probably from a cooking pot. Local cooking pot type. Sparse burnt flint;Sparse charcoal. frequent quartz. Brown.

Fabric: Brown. Banded. Grey core. Dark Brown interior. Darkbrown exterior. Hard.

Inclusions: Sparse burnt flint (>1 mm);Sparse charcoal (> 1mm) . frequent quartz (< 1 mm). Well sorted.

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

Form: Cooking pot

Fragment: Bodysherd

Notes: Diameter of body sherd: too small to accurately estimate. Wall thickness: 6.4 mm. Mass: 4.0 g.

Class: cooking pot type
Sub class: cooking pot

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1100
Date to: Circa AD 1300

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 6.4 mm
Weight: 4 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 11th June 2015 - Thursday 11th June 2015

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Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
Parish or ward: Brailes (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3041
Four figure Latitude: 52.06656539
Four figure longitude: -1.56377957
1:25K map: SP3041
1:10K map: SP34SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WMID
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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