WMID-072139: Middle to Late Iron Age: Incomplete ceramic vessel

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VESSEL

Unique ID: WMID-072139

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

Description:Middle to Late Iron Age. Bodysherd. Uncertain vessel type, probably storage jar. Local type. Frequent fossil shell. oxidised.

Fabric: Oxidised. banded. Light grey / brown core. Black interior. Light orange exterior. Hard.

Inclusions: Frequent fossil shell (<1 mm). Well sorted.

Forming: Hand made. Decoration: a possible burnished line. Surface treatment: none. Condition: Abraded.

Form: uncertain. Probably a storage jar.

Fragment: Body.

Notes: Diameter of vessel: not enough present to accurate determine diameter. Thickness:13.3 mm. Mass: 18.0 g. Toothbrush marks from cleaning visible on exterior and edges.

Class: frequent fossil shell
Sub class: uncertain

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: IRON AGE
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 400 BC
Date to: Circa AD 100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 13.3 mm
Weight: 18 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 9th May 2014 - Friday 9th May 2014

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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