IOW-86FDA5: Roman: Grog Tempered Body Sherd

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Unique ID: IOW-86FDA5

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman body sherd from a ceramic vessel (AD 43-410).

The outer surface is dark grey, the core is grey and the inner surface is reddish grey. Abundant grog tempering can be seen on the outer surface.

Length: 55.4mm; width: 40.0mm; thickness: 12.1mm. Weight: 25.28g.

Class: Body sherd

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 43
Date to: Exactly AD 410

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 55.4 mm
Width: 40 mm
Thickness: 7.1 mm
Weight: 25.28 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 19th August 2017 - Saturday 19th August 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2018-3-10b

Materials and construction

Primary material: Ceramic
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 10 months ago
Updated: 10 months ago

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