SOM-56B5A1: roman ceramic rim sherd, sherd 1

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Unique ID: SOM-56B5A1

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A small assemblage of Roman ceramic sherds, comprising of two rim sherds, a probable rim sherd, a base sherd and two body sherds. At least five fabrics are represented, with at least as many vessels, although likely more. With one exception, all breaks are fresh. This record discusses three coarseware sherds; see also: SOM-559298, SOM-56E0C1 as well as briquetage, SOM-4874C1, SOM-4826B1, found alongside the rest of the material.

1. A large ceramic redware rim sherd of an orange, sandy fabric. Hard fired and oxidised throughout, containing relativey abundant fine grained, sub-angular quartz inclusions, <2mm, common larger rounded stone inclusions, <3.5mm, and occassional ferrous inclusions. A rim sherd with an everted rim and slight step and the base of the neck on the external surface. Weight: 116.91g.

2. A ceramic greyware flat base sherd. A hard fired fabric with reduced, pale grey, surfaces and an oxidised core. Containing relatively abundant rounded quartz inclusions, <2.0mm, with common angular slate (or other black stone), <1mm, and micaeous flecks visible in the surface. Weight: 26.61g.

3. A ceramic greyware body sherd. Hard fired a sandy fabric reduced pale grey throughout, wheel thrown and with common sub-rounded quartz and ferrous inclusions, <1.5mm. Weight: 14.88g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 44
Date to: Circa AD 410

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 3
Weight: 158.4 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Wil Partridge
Identified by: Mr Wil Partridge

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt: 019758

Materials and construction

Primary material: Ceramic
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Sedgemoor (District)
Parish or ward: Cossington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST3641
Four figure Latitude: 51.16464977
Four figure longitude: -2.91668078
1:25K map: ST3641
1:10K map: ST34SE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 12 months ago
Updated: 12 months ago

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