SOM-F8191B: Potsherd

Rights Holder: The Portable Antiquities Scheme
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Unique ID: SOM-F8191B

Object type certainty: Certain
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Body sherd from a small cup, bowl or jar with almost vertical sides. The fabric is mid orange with some fine quartz temper. The exterior is decorated with white slip interrupted by four turned parallel lines at the top and indented ovals with dignal scratches across them below. A yellow glaze over all appears brown on the inside and areas where the slip has been removed.

This form of decoration is typical of South Somerset ware of the late 17th to 19th centurys altough the scratched ovals are slightly unusual.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1600
Date to: Circa AD 1900

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 35.3 mm
Width: 25.6 mm
Thickness: 5.9 mm
Weight: 5.82 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Andrew Williams
Identified by: Mr Andrew Williams
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt: 017391

Materials and construction

Primary material: Ceramic
Manufacture method: Wheel made
Decoration style: Curvilinear
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Shepton Beauchamp CP

Spatial coordinates

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

References cited

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

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