DOR-CC2ED6: Roman body sherd of Oxfordshire fineware mortarium

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VESSEL

Unique ID: DOR-CC2ED6

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A body sherd of Oxfordshire fineware mortarium. The fabric is fine textured and the micaceous matrix contains pieces of angular iron ore. On the interior surface are pink angular quartz sand triturations (grit). Wheel thrown. Abraded.
Date: Roman - c. AD 240 - 400
Weight: 8 g

Class: Mortarium

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 240
Date to: Circa AD 400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 8 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 019233

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Castleton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST6318
Four figure Latitude: 50.96022874
Four figure longitude: -2.52820251
1:25K map: ST6318
1:10K map: ST61NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 10 months ago

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