YORYM-3BDBE1: Medieval : Vessel Fragment

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VESSEL

Unique ID: YORYM-3BDBE1

Object type certainty: Certain
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A sherd of a wheelthrown ceramic vessel of medieval date, c.AD 1300 - 1500. The fragment is from a shallow plate or dish with an everted rim. The fabric is fine and sandy with a smooth feel. It is a pale grey colour at the core with a pale buff coloured exterior. Traces of an orange slip are present on both surfaces.

The sherd is 52.3mm x 103.6 mm x 9.4mm (wall); 24.6mm thick (rim). Weight: 77g. Overall diameter: 22cm (projected using rim chart); approx.18% remaining.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1300
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 52.3 mm
Width: 103.6 mm
Thickness: 9.4 mm
Weight: 77 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05549

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Welton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9724
Four figure Latitude: 53.70342999
Four figure longitude: -0.53210026
1:25K map: SE9724
1:10K map: SE92SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Updated: About one year ago

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