WMID-83D02F: Late Iron Age to Early Roman: Incomplete ceramic vessel

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VESSEL

Unique ID: WMID-83D02F

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

Description: Late Iron Age to Early Roman. bodysherd, probably from a jar. Local type. Sparse fossil shell, occasional metamorphic rock, occasional quartz. Black.

Fabric: Black. Banded. Black core. dark grey interior and exterior. Hard.

Inclusions: Sparse fossil shell (2-3 mm), occasional metamorphic rock (1-2 mm), occasional quartz (<0.5 mm). Poorly sorted.

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

Form: jar probably

Fragment: bodysherd

Notes: Diameter of vessel: not enough present to accurately determine. Thickness: 10.9 mm. Mass: 23.2 g.

Class: Sparse fossil shell, occasional metamorphic, occasional quartz
Sub class: jar

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 100 BC
Date to: Circa AD 100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 10.9 mm
Weight: 23.2 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 10th September 2017 - Sunday 10th September 2017

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: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: East Staffordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Croxden (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK0640
Four figure Latitude: 52.95734031
Four figure longitude: -1.91213288
1:25K map: SK0640
1:10K map: SK04SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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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