LEIC-DF47CE: Late Neolithic to Early Bronze age ceramic vessel sherd

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Unique ID: LEIC-DF47CE

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Neolithic or Bronze age ceramic vessel sherd, 51mm long, 38mm wide and 12mm thick with a weight of 29.29g.

A body sherd with large, irregular calcite inclusions in an earthy, uneven body. It varies in colour from a cream/buff inner surface, brown/beige body to an orange outer surface. It is decorated with two sets of parallel depressions interrupted by at least one transverse pair of depressions. Possibly late late Neolithic to early Bronze age grooved ware?

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Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 2700 BC
Date to: Exactly 1601 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 51 mm
Width: 38 mm
Thickness: 12 mm
Weight: 29.29 g

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Rushcliffe (District)
Parish or ward: Langar cum Barnstone (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7235
Four figure Latitude: 52.90761822
Four figure longitude: -0.93088424
1:25K map: SK7235
1:10K map: SK73NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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