BERK-9E38C1: Oxfordshire colour coated ware base sherd.

Rights Holder: West Berkshire
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Unique ID: BERK-9E38C1

Object type certainty: Certain
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A base sherd from a Roman Oxfordshire colour-coated miniature vessel (AD300-410). The sherd is from a small hemispherical cup with foot-ring base (diameter: 41.78mm) Young type C110 (Young 2000:174 fig.66). It is wheel-thrown with a hard, fine-textured fabric that is orange with traces of dark brown slip remaining. The fabric has frequent red ?grog inclusions set in a micaceous matrix. The internal surface is very abraded. Dimensions: diameter: 52.51mm; thickness: 15.50mm; weight: 35.01g. Young, C.J. 2000. The Roman Pottery Industry of the Oxford Region. BAR British Series 43.


Part of a dense scatter of Roman pottery, metalwork and tile.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Returned to finder.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 300
Date to: AD 400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 15.5 mm
Weight: 35.01 g
Diameter: 52.51 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st March 2005 - Sunday 1st May 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Kate Sumnall
Identified by: Mrs Kate Sumnall

Materials and construction

Primary material: Pottery
Manufacture method: Wheel made
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: West Oxfordshire (District)
To be known as: Milton-Under-Whychwood

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
Current location: Returned to finder.
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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