DOR-C457A4: Medieval sherd of unglazed earthernware pottery

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Unique ID: DOR-C457A4

Object type certainty: Certain
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A single sherd of unglazed earthernware pottery. The fabric is oxidised with patchy reduction at the margins. Dense fine sand temper. A cupped rim sherd from a jar. There is a grooved lid-seat around the flattened top of the rim. Handmade. Slightly abraded.
Date: Medeival - c. 1200 - 1400
Weight: 33.5 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 33.5 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 13th December 2017

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 019444

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SY5195
Four figure Latitude: 50.75251952
Four figure longitude: -2.69596809
1:25K map: SY5195
1:10K map: SY55SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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