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VESSEL

Unique ID: WAW-8BA9D6

Object type certainty: Certain
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A rim sherd a wheel thrown ceramic vessel of a Romano-British Dorset Black Burnished type ware: cooking pot with everted rim and pronounced shoulder. Rim and exterior burnished (Lee et al B16). The sherd weighs 20.88 grams. Mid to late 2nd century.

Sherd specific details:
Fabric type: Dorset Black Burnished type.
Firing condition: unoxidised exterior, unoxidised core, unoxidised interior.
Hardness: Hard
Surface treatment: burnished
Surface texture: Smooth,

Condition of sherds: Variable. The sherd is not abraded.

Lee, F., Lindquist, G. and Evans, J. 1994 'Romano-British coarse pottery' in Cracknell, S. and Mahany, C., 1994 Roman Alcester: Southern Extramural Area 1964-1966 Excavations Part 2: Finds and Discussion CBA Research Report 97

Class: Black Burnished Ware

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 150
Date to: Circa AD 200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 20.88 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 30th November 2017 - Thursday 22nd February 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Neen Savage (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO6978
Four figure Latitude: 52.39912959
Four figure longitude: -2.4570389
1:25K map: SO6978
1:10K map: SO67NE
Grid reference source: From 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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Audit data

Recording Institution: WAW
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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