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    • IdentifierID: 00144900DEE01B9C
    • Institution: DOR

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Record ID: DOR-8C6C09
Object type: FIGURINE
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A fragment of a copper alloy Roman figurine dating to the period c. AD 43 - 410. Only the hand survives and is broken off at the wrist. The break at the wrist meaasures 7.25mm in width and is 5.6mm thick. The hand is holding a rectangular box with an open lid. The raised lid is slightly bent. The fingers are wrapped around the box and pointing upwards. The box contains incence depicted as numerous circular projections. The fragment is similar to the hand of a complete figurine of a genius or priest in the British Museum. (Pers. comms. Ralph Jackson) C.f. Watters, H. B, Catalogue…
Created on: Thursday 23rd October 2014
Last updated: Sunday 29th March 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Pentridge', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DOR-5C1157
Object type: FLAKE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Two Neolithic to Bronze Age flakes. One is a secondary flake c. 5% cortex, the other is a tertiary flake. Both flakes have visible striking platforms with bulb of percussions and bulbar scars. The flint has a white patination with patches of iron corrosion. Date - Neolithic to early Bronze Age Weight: 12.17 grams
Created on: Wednesday 13th April 2011
Last updated: Thursday 14th April 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Marnhull', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DOR-5BD902
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Two Neolithic to Bronze Age pieces of secondary debitage. There is a striking platform visible on one piece, the other has a number of large ripples due to a weakness in the flint. there is possible some retouch on one fragment. The flint has a white patination with patches of iron corrosion. Date - Neolithic to early Bronze Age Weight: 12.17 grams
Created on: Wednesday 13th April 2011
Last updated: Thursday 14th April 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Marnhull', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DOR-5B9A94
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Neolithic to Bronze Age crudely worked scraper. There are visible ripples, a striking platform and a bulb of percussion on the ventral face. The retouch is abrupt long parallel removals at the left and right sides of the dorsal face. The flint has a white patination with patches of iron corrosion. Date - Neolithic to early Bronze Age 37.25 mm in length, 27.7 mm wide and weighs 12.20 grams.
Created on: Wednesday 13th April 2011
Last updated: Thursday 14th April 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Marnhull', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DOR-5B6A53
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A secondary Neolithic to Bronze Age crudely worked scraper. There are visible ripples, a striking platform, bulb of percussion and a bulbar scar on the ventral face. On the left hand side of the ventral face there are a number of losses revealing the light blue mottled patina. The retouch is abrupt long parallel removals at the tip of the dorsal face. The flint has a white patination with patches of iron corrosion. Date - Neolithic to early Bronze Age 37.7 mm in length, 26.75 mm wide and weighs 13.87 grams.
Created on: Wednesday 13th April 2011
Last updated: Thursday 14th April 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Marnhull', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DOR-5AB727
Object type: RETOUCHED FLAKE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A secondary Neolithic to Bronze Age retouched flake. There are visible ripples, a striking platform, bulb of percussion and a bulbar scar on the ventral face. The retouch is semi-abrupt, with small scalar removals on the left hand side of the dorsal face. The flint has a mottled blue-grey patination with patches of iron corrosion. Date - Neolithic to early Bronze Age 33.75 mm in length, 16.0 mm wide and weighs 2.64 grams.
Created on: Wednesday 13th April 2011
Last updated: Thursday 14th April 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Marnhull', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DOR-5A0634
Object type: FLAKE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A tertiary flint flake. No striking platform or bulb of percussion is visible. there are a number of small losses along the edge of the flake which could possibly be retouch. The flake is snapped. Date: Neolithic to Early Bronze Age Weight - 0.89 g
Created on: Wednesday 13th April 2011
Last updated: Thursday 14th April 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Marnhull', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DOR-598703
Object type: BEAD
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete dark blue glass bead. The bead is sub-circular with a hole through the centre and has a circular cross section. On one face the glass has a slightly raised ridge on the inner edge, the other face has a concave depression running along a section of the bead Unknown date, possibly Roman Weight 0.58 grams.
Created on: Wednesday 13th April 2011
Last updated: Saturday 23rd June 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Horsington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DOR-593B35
Object type: BORER
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A flint awl or borer, probably of Neolithic to early Bronze Age date. Secondary flake, with cortex remaining along the left edge of the dorsal face. The object tapers to a point at the distal end. There are several long removals on the dorsal face. There is evidence of retouch on the dorsal face, possibly semi-abrupt parallel retouch. The flint is mid to light grey in colour with a speckled, white patina. The flint has a striking platform, a prominant bulb of percussion and a large bulbar scar. Date: Neolithic to Early Bronze Age Weight - 28.6 g
Created on: Wednesday 13th April 2011
Last updated: Saturday 23rd June 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Horsington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DOR-591DD0
Object type: FLAKE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A burnt, worked tertiary flint flake. The flake has been worked, there is possibly evidence of semi-abrupt parallel retouch. Due to being burnt the flake is fragmentory, there is possible evidence of a striking platform and a bulb of percussion. Date: Neolithic to Early Bronze Age Weight - 4.24 g
Created on: Wednesday 13th April 2011
Last updated: Saturday 23rd June 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Horsington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DOR-58F973
Object type: FLAKE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Two flint flakes, one is a secondary flake and the other is a tertiary flint flake. Both flakes have flaking scars, a bulb of percussion and a visible striking platform. Both flakes are heavily patinated. Date: Neolithic to Early Bronze Age Total weight - 4.24 g
Created on: Wednesday 13th April 2011
Last updated: Saturday 23rd June 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Horsington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DOR-9E8C68
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Post-medieval hand made Jar handle sherd from the Donyatt potteries. The sherd has a oxidised red fabric with a reduced grey core and fine sandy temper. The sherd is glazed on both the inner and outer faces and is heavily abraded. There are four central vertical grooves running along the outer face of the handle which is roughly D shaped in cross-section Date: Post-medieval 16th - 17th century Weight 49.18grams.
Created on: Monday 4th April 2011
Last updated: Saturday 23rd June 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Horsington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DOR-9E6F55
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Post-medieval hand made Jar handle sherd from the Donyatt potteries. The sherd has a oxidised red fabric and fine sandy temper. The sherd is glazed on both the inner and outer faces and is heavily abraded. There is a central vertical groove running along the outer face of the handle which is roughly C shaped in cross-section Date: Post-medieval 16th - 17th century Weight 71.37grams.
Created on: Monday 4th April 2011
Last updated: Saturday 23rd June 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Horsington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DOR-9E50C0
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Two Post-medieval hand made Jar handle sherds from the Donyatt potteries. The sherds have a oxidised red fabric with a reduced mid grey core and fine sandy temper. The sherds are glazed on both the inner and outer faces and are heavily abraded. Date: Post-medieval 16th - 17th century Weight 37.19grams.
Created on: Monday 4th April 2011
Last updated: Saturday 23rd June 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Horsington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DOR-9E2194
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Two rim sherds of a Post-medieval wheel made Jar from the Donyatt potteries. The sherds have a oxidised red fabric with a reduced mid grey core and fine sandy temper. The sherds have an applied thumb strip running along the outer face of the rim. The sherds are glazed on both the inner and outer faces and are heavily abraded. Date: Post-medieval 16th - 17th century Weight 90.38grams.
Created on: Monday 4th April 2011
Last updated: Saturday 23rd June 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Horsington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DOR-9E0421
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Two base sherds of a Post-medieval wheel made vessel from the Donyatt potteries. The sherds have a oxidised red fabric with a reduced mid grey core and fine sandy temper. The sherds are glazed on both the inner and outer faces and are heavily abraded. Date: Post-medieval 16th - 17th century Weight 26.99grams.
Created on: Monday 4th April 2011
Last updated: Saturday 23rd June 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Horsington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DOR-9C0424
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Two sherds of a Post-medieval wheel made vessel from the Donyatt potteries. The sherds have a oxidised red fabric with fine sandy temper. One sherd is glazed on the inner face, the other is glazed on both faces. Both sherds are heavily abraded. Date: Post-medieval 16th - 17th century Weight 14.65grams.
Created on: Monday 4th April 2011
Last updated: Saturday 23rd June 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Horsington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DOR-9BF7A6
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Two sherds of a Post-medieval wheelmade vessel from the Donyatt potteries. The sherds have a oxidised red fabric with fine sandy temper. One sherd is glazed on the inner face, the other is glazed on both faces. Both sherds have horzontal groove decoration running just below the rim. The sherds are highly abraded. Date: Post-medieval 16th - 17th century Weight 35.52grams.
Created on: Monday 4th April 2011
Last updated: Saturday 23rd June 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Horsington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DOR-9BDC68
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A sherd of a handmade cup handle, post-medieval from the Donyatt potteries. The sherd has an oxidised red fabric with fine sandy temper. The handle is sub circular in cross section and has been glazed on the outer face, the inner face has splashes of glaze. The sherd is slightly abraded. Date: Post-medieval 16th - 17th century Weight 9.85grams.
Created on: Monday 4th April 2011
Last updated: Saturday 23rd June 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Horsington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DOR-9B98E7
Object type: JAR
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Two handmade sherds from 12th to 13th century cooking jars, consisting of one rim sherd and one body sherd. The fragments have a general mid orange fabric with some red fabric with some reduced grey cores. The fabric has been tempered with c.20 - 25% poorly sorted small to medium, angular and rounded quartzite rocks, chert and flint. Voids are evident in the fabric which are consistent with missing temper. The rim sherd has a thickened rim on the outerside with a stright flat top. Date Medieval 12th - 13th century Weight 12.56grams.
Created on: Monday 4th April 2011
Last updated: Saturday 23rd June 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Horsington', grid reference and parish protected.


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