YORYM-563C64: Roman : Vessel

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VESSEL

Unique ID: YORYM-563C64

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

An everted rim sherd of a wheel-thrown ceramic Black Burnished Ware (Type BB2) jar of Roman date, circa AD 120 - 250. The fabric has a light brown core with a hard and silky texture and black burnished outer surface. Abundant sand temper is present within the fabric.

The fragment is 42.2mm long, 16.4mm wide, 9.7mm thick and weighs 7.7g.

Overall diameter: 12cm (projected using rim chart); approx.13% remaining.

BB2 wares were produced at sites around the Thames estuary (Kent and Essex) and distributed in south-east England and in northern Britain during the 2nd and 3rd centuries AD.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 120
Date to: Circa AD 250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 42.2 mm
Width: 16.4 mm
Thickness: 9.7 mm
Weight: 7.7 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05656

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Skirpenbeck (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE7357
Four figure Latitude: 54.00387583
Four figure longitude: -0.8877364
1:25K map: SE7357
1:10K map: SE75NW
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: About one month ago

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