HESH-24ECA1: Roman: Vessel - Severn Valleyware

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VESSEL

Unique ID: HESH-24ECA1

Object type certainty: Certain
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A single rim sherd of local Roman pottery - severn valley ware - the sherd is too small to be diagnostic. Local 'coarseware / Severn Valley like Wares' are wheel thrown ceramic vessels dating from the 2nd to 4th Centuries AD (100-400 AD). This example is likely to be from a storage jar

Sherd specific details:

Rim Sherd -

Projected Diameter: 22cm (representing 7% of rim)

Rim Type: Everted

Fabric type: Severn Valley Ware

Colour: Orange

Fabric: Oxidised external and internal faces, oxidised orange colour core.

Hardness: Hard

Surface texture: Sandy

Decoration: None applied

Condition of sherd: unabraded.

Measures: 48.5mm width 28.4mm high; is 11.8mm thick at rim and 5.7mm body . It weighs 14.73 grams.

Class: Severn Valley Ware

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 50
Date to: Circa AD 300

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 14.73 g

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hereford Museum Object Entry and Transfer of Title Form - HFDMG: 2774

Materials and construction

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

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: Leintwardine (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO4074
Four figure Latitude: 52.36075667
Four figure longitude: -2.88249877
1:25K map: SO4074
1:10K map: SO47SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Garden

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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