BUC-7E3206: Roman samian ware base

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VESSEL

Unique ID: BUC-7E3206

Object type certainty: Certain
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The base of a Roman samian ware vessel, dating from the 2nd Century AD. The foot base is circular and concave in shape, and sub rectangular in shape where it would have extended out into the bowl. The centre of the bowl is raised and rounded from manufacturing. The fragment is hard, with a pink core, this has dark brown patches. Both surfaces are a glossy red colour created with the slip coating. On the underneath of the foot there are incised circular lines where the base has been turned, there are also some air bubbles.

The base measures 42.9mm in diameter, 14.7mm in height, and weighs 18.13g.

This was found close to BUC-7D9735, BUC-7DF467, and BUC-7C5805.

Class: Samian Ware
Sub class: Bowl

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 100
Date to: Circa AD 200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 42.9 mm
Height: 14.7 mm
Weight: 18.13 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 8th June 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Arwen Wood
Identified by: Arwen Wood

Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 4688

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Hanslope (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP8148
Four figure Latitude: 52.12438686
Four figure longitude: -0.81825865
1:25K map: SP8148
1:10K map: SP84NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Date find submitted for recording
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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