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    • Broad period: BRONZE AGE
    • Object type: VESSEL
    • County: Somerset

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Record ID: SOM-B46A87
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Somerset
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Two ceramic vessel sherds of probable Bronze Age to Iron Age date (c. 1600 - 200 BC). Both sherds are body sherds and exhibit old, abraded breaks on all edges. The fabric is soft with a powdery texture and exhibits abundant poorly sorted shell temper with some poorly sorted angular flint and mica. Both shersd are brown in colour with a reduced dark brown inner surface. Collective weight: 37.16g.
Created on: Tuesday 17th May 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 17th May 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Misterton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DOR-EDA5A2
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Somerset
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3 sherds of prehistoric pottery. A low fired reduced brown to greyish fabric with frequent calcareous inclusions (up to 6 mm). All are undiagnostic body sherds Date: Late Bronze Age to Early Iron Age Weight: 10g Identified with guidance and notes from Lorraine Mepham
Created on: Tuesday 10th June 2008
Last updated: Thursday 8th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Charlton Horethorne', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-6F8187
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Somerset
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A large carinated body sherd of probable Early to Middle Bronze Age date. The sherd measures 47.6mm in length by 29mm in width and has a body thickness of 10-15mm. It weighs 35.4g. The oxidised exterior surface ranges in colour from orange to buff, the interior surface is buff/brown and the core is a reduced mid to dark grey. The sherd most likely formed part of a larger vessel such as a jar or urn. There is no visible decoration or surface treatment, but the fabric, size and shape of the vessel share similarities with carinated vessels from the Early to Middle Bronze Age. The fabri…
Created on: Friday 23rd November 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Charlton Mackrell', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-0EC938
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Somerset
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Two pottery sherds of possible Middle Bronze Age date. The larger of the two body sherds has a reduced mid grey core and buff oxidised surfaces. The smaller sherd is a reduced light grey throughout. The fabric is shell-tempered and is similar to sherds excavated at Tinney's Lane, Sherborne, Dorset. Total weight: 45.7g
Created on: Wednesday 19th September 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Mells', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-FF9AD4
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Somerset
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A sherd of pottery of possible early Bronze Age date. The body sherd is soft, soapy and vesicular with rare grog inclusions. The fabric is a reduced dark grey/black externally and an oxidised orange/buff internally. Dimensions: 26.8mm by 24.3mm by 9.7mm Weight: 5.1g
Created on: Tuesday 18th September 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Mells', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-FF7FA7
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Somerset
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A sherd of pottery of possible early Bronze Age date. The body sherd is quite well-fired with a poorly sorted coarse-grained fabric including moderate grog and rare flint. The fabric is a reduced dark grey/black externally and an oxidised buff internally. The external surface is also partly oxidised. Dimensions: 51.5mm by 33.1mm by 8mm Weight: 16.3g
Created on: Tuesday 18th September 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Mells', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-C2F394
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Somerset
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A sherd of pottery of possible Early to Middle Bronze Age date. The body sherd has a light greyish-orange oxidised core and mid-grey reduced surfaces. The fine fabric is grog tempered with abundant iron oxide. There is no evidence of any decoration. The sherd probably once formed part of a large vessel such as an urn. Dimensions: 55.2mm by 57.2mm by 19.7mm Weight: 57g
Created on: Wednesday 22nd August 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Buckland Dinham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-427C56
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Two sherds of pottery of probable Early to Middle Bronze Age date. The body sherds have oxidised orange external surfaces, more reduced buff internal surfaces and reduced buff/grey cores. The fabric contains moderate shell fragments (up to 8mm). Both sherds have external impressed decoration consisting of a linear band which is parallel to a band of small circular impressions. The sherds may come from urns. Total weight: 18g
Created on: Monday 4th June 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Milborne Port', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-18B635
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An undecorated body sherd from a vessel of possible Early Bronze Age date. The vesicular (porous) fabric is an oxidised mid-orange with one grey reduced surface. The fabric contains sparse rounded grog inclusions (up to 2mm). Other inclusions appear to have been burnt out. They may have been organic and/or the vessel may have been over-fired. Dimensions: 41.7mm by 31.7mm by 12.4mm Weight: 8g
Created on: Monday 21st May 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Mells', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-1832F3
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An undecorated body sherd from a vessel of probable Middle Bronze Age date. The fabric is a reduced dark grey with orange oxidised surfaces. It has moderate shell inclusions (up to 5mm). The fabric is similar to material excavated at Tinney's Lane, Sherborne, Dorset (Kerry Ann Tyler, pers. comm.). Dimensions:35.5mm by 28.5mm by 8.4mm Weight: 8g
Created on: Monday 21st May 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Mells', grid reference and parish protected.


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