LANCUM-5FDD07: Samian ware sherd

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VESSEL

Unique ID: LANCUM-5FDD07

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Rim sherd from a wheel-thrown Samian Ware bowl of Roman date (c. 43 - 250 AD). The rim is slightly everted and the body of the vessel is straight. The red fabric of the vessel is fine and hard throughout with a glossy red slip on both sides. The broken edges of the sherd are abraded and the slip has been worn away in patches on both sides. The object is 51.03mm in length, 28.94mm in width and 7.19mm in thickness. It weighs 15.16g.

Class: Samian Ware
Sub class: bowl

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 51.03 mm
Width: 28.94 mm
Thickness: 7.19 mm
Weight: 15.16 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 23rd October 2018

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 1625 (N5197)

Materials and construction

Primary material: Ceramic
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Harrogate (District)
Parish or ward: Boroughbridge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4066
Four figure Latitude: 54.08836237
Four figure longitude: -1.38998669
1:25K map: SE4066
1:10K map: SE46NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the 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: LANCUM
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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