WMID-724063: Medieval: Incomplete ceramic vessel

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Unique ID: WMID-724063

Object type certainty: Certain
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Description: Medieval. Jug handle. Local jug, frequent quartz. Orange.

Fabric: Orange. Banded. Buff/Grey core. Pale orange exterior. Hard.

Inclusions: Frequent quartz (< 0.5 mm). Well sorted.

Forming: Hand pulled. Decoration: four knife slashes. Surface treatment: green glaze. Condition: Abraded.

Form: jug

Fragment: Handle

Notes: Strip handle. Thickness: 14.1 mm. Mass: 19.3 g. Toothbrush marks from cleaning present on exterior.

Class: Frequent quartz
Sub class: jug

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1300
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 14.1 mm
Weight: 19.3 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 9th June 2015 - Tuesday 9th June 2015

Personal details

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

Materials and construction

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

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

No references cited so far.

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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