HESH-AC7D0D: Roman: Vessel

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VESSEL

Unique ID: HESH-AC7D0D

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman rim sherd; wheel thrown ceramic vessel, storage jar which has a flanged (everted) rim. The fabric is reduced Severn Valley ware / Grey ware. This type of pottery was produced throughout the Roman Period, in the Severn Valley area, and typically consisted of jars, jugs, flagons, bowls, storage jars and tankards. It weighs 10.0 grams. The diameter of the rim due to the size cannot be estimated, however it is likely to be greater than 22cm. The rim sherd has a length of 36.59mm, a thickness of 14.07mm and a height of 22.75mm

Sherds specific details:

Fabric type: probably Severn Valley Ware or reduced ware.

Sherd type: rim sherd

Firing condition: reduced exterior, reduced core, oxidised interior

Hardness: fairly hard but the surface is powdery.

Surface texture: sandy

Condition of sherds: abraded.

Class: Severn Valley ware
Sub class: storage jar

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 410

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 36.59 mm
Height: 22.75 mm
Thickness: 14.07 mm
Weight: 10 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jake Dolphin
Identified by: Mr Jake Dolphin
Secondary identifier: Mr Andrew Freeman

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Buckton and Coxall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO3973
Four figure Latitude: 52.35165704
Four figure longitude: -2.89699933
1:25K map: SO3973
1:10K map: SO37SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: HESH
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Updated: About one month ago

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