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    • Medieval periodic type: 1750
    • Broad period: BRONZE AGE
    • Primary material: Ceramic

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Record ID: YORYM-0B8FDA
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
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A fragment of a ceramic vessel dating to the early Bronze Age, c.2,400-1,200 BC. The fragment is sub-rectangular in plan and section. Breaks form all edges of the fragment and no indication of the complete vessel form has survived. The pot fabric is black in colour, indicating that it has been highly reduced, and is soft with frequent quartz inclusions. The outer surface of the fragment is decorated with twisted cord impressions forming two parallel lines with several adjacent thinner lines on either side of them, almost giving the impression of cross-hatching. The indentations are cre…
Created on: Friday 12th October 2018
Last updated: Monday 22nd October 2018
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Record ID: WILT-18BD7C
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Wiltshire
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A sherd of a hand made middle to late Bronze Age vessel. The sherd has a mid to dark grey fabric with a lighter grey core and abundant burnt flint inclusions and abundant smaller white inclusions. The sherd is decorated with five recessed. The sherd is 48.0mm in length, 42.15mm wide, 10.55mm thick and weighs 24.91 grams.
Created on: Monday 12th February 2018
Last updated: Monday 12th February 2018
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Record ID: NLM-338992
Object type: POT
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Pottery. A small curved sherd of dark grey fabric with moderately abundant voids to length 3mm and with occasional tiny reflective flecks; body sherd. Iron staining probably derives from the burial context. Suggested date: Middle to Late Bronze Age, 1600-800 BC. Thickness: 5.3mm, Weight: 3.85gms
Created on: Friday 27th October 2017
Last updated: Monday 30th October 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Barnetby le Wold', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-F08A78
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Description: Probable Bronze Age. bodysherd, probable shoulder of vessel, from a storage jar type vessel. Local type. Frequent flint, occasional grog. Oxidised. Fabric: Oxidised. Banded. Grey core. orange exterior and interior. Hard. Inclusions: Frequent flint (2-3 mm), occasional grog (2-3 mm). Poorly sorted. Forming: Handmade. Decoration: none. Surface treatment: none. Condition: Abraded. Form: storage jar Fragment: bodysherd. Probable shoulder. Notes: Diameter of vessel: not enough present to accurately determine. Thickness: 17.7 mm. Mass: 113.4 g. Toothbrush mark…
Created on: Monday 31st July 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 15th August 2017
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Record ID: KENT-D3826E
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Kent
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A body sherd fragment of probable Bronze Age to Iron Age date (c.1000-1 BC). The sherd fragment is of a coarse black handmade fabric on the exterior with a black colour on the interior. It has a black unoxidised core and is tempered with angular poorly sorted flint inclusions. The sherd measures 22.9mm in length, 19.5mm in width, 7.7mm thick and weighs 4.11 grams.
Created on: Friday 23rd June 2017
Last updated: Monday 26th June 2017
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Record ID: KENT-D37496
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A body sherd fragment of probable Late Bronze Age to Early Iron Age date (c.1000 - c. 600 BC). The sherd fragment is of a coarse red handmade fabric on the exterior with a black colour on the interior. It is irregularly fired, and is tempered with angular poorly sorted flint inclusions. The sherd measures 29.2mm in length, 20.6mm in width, 12.7mm thick and weighs 6.81 grams.
Created on: Friday 23rd June 2017
Last updated: Monday 26th June 2017
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Record ID: KENT-D355B2
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A body sherd fragment of a handmade probable Late Bronze Age to Early Iron Age date (c.1000-600 BC), The sherd fragment is of a coarse red handmade fabric on the exterior with a brown to black colour on the interior. It has an oxidized exterior with a black unoxidised core and porous inclusions. There are striations on the outside surface which could possibly be decoration. The sherd measures 35.1mm in length, 28.6mm in width, 9.6mm thick and weighs10.16 grams.
Created on: Friday 23rd June 2017
Last updated: Monday 26th June 2017
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Record ID: BUC-D2E121
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Buckinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A body sherd of a late Bronze Age to Iron Age vessel, dating from 1000- 100BC. The sherd has an outer oxidised surface which is a orange red colour, with the inside of the vessel a light brown colour. There are elongated voids which suggest grass tempering, with quartz inclusions. The fabric of the sherd is hard, suggesting an earthen ware. The sherd measures 32.2mm in length, 22.2mm in width, and 10.4mm in thickness. It weighs 6.41g.
Created on: Sunday 11th June 2017
Last updated: Monday 24th July 2017
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Record ID: CORN-BBA689
Object type: POT
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Pottery body sherd of a storage vessel, likely from the Middle Bronze Age (c.1600-1200 BC) but without decoration to confirm a date within the 2nd millennium BC. The fabric is a gabbroic (clay that weathers over the gabbro stone on the Lizard) with inclusions of pale feslpar, dark augite and mica. The colour of the fabric is a light brown interior to more oxidised orange exterior. The curvature of the upper edge of the sherd suggests that the original diameter of the vessel would have been about 500 mm in diameter. The fabric, thickness and curvature is typical of what is locally term…
Created on: Wednesday 29th March 2017
Last updated: Thursday 6th April 2017
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Record ID: HAMP-9427DC
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A body sherd of probable Early Bronze Age (2400 - 1500 BC) ceramic vessel, the fabric dark grey/ black in colour and rather fine with numerous micaceous inclusions and small quartzite inclusions. The inside surface is very smooth. The outside is possibly burnished and decorated with a grid pattern of vertical and horizontal lines, possibly corded. The fragment measures 34.2 x 20.5 x 7.3mm and weighs 5.39g. Lorraine Mepham, Wessex Archaeology, comments 'I don't think it's either Roman or Saxon [in date] .... I reckon it's something in that Early Bronze Age range. The fabric looks a …
Created on: Wednesday 15th March 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 22nd March 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Winchester', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-198AC3
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Pointed fragment of Neolithic to early Bronze Age ceramic vessel, with parralel ropework marks. Hard coarse clay, coloured red changing to grey on the outside. Blackened on inner surface. 45mm in length, 26mm in width, thickness 9mm.
Created on: Friday 2nd December 2016
Last updated: Friday 22nd September 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Dembleby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LEIC-B38883
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Late Bronze age? vessel sherd, 52mm long, 45mm wide and 12 mm thick with a weight of 26.97 g. The sherd has a dark almost black section with angular inclusions and a brown surface. One side has linear striations the other is smooth.
Created on: Thursday 3rd November 2016
Last updated: Thursday 17th November 2016
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Record ID: SF-D7833C
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A sherd of a Bronze Age or Iron Age vessel. The sherd come from the body of the vessel. The fabric is very hard and coarse, containing plentiful poorly sorted fragments of burnt flint (<5mm) and quartz sand. The outer surface is dark grey-brown in colour and the core and inner surface are mid-grey. Length: 31.61mm, width: 31.91mm, thickness: 9.27mm, weight: 9.65g
Created on: Wednesday 24th August 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 24th August 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hethersett', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-360A2C
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: North Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Nine ceramic vessel sherds of probable Bronze Age date (c. 1600 - 800 BC). The fabric is soft and poorly fired. It varies in colour from black to light grey and contains abundant poorly sorted chalk, grog and burnt flint temper. Collective weight: 47.52g.
Created on: Thursday 4th August 2016
Last updated: Thursday 4th August 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Kingston Seymour', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HAMP-0E160D
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
One base sherd and thirteen body sherds of Bronze Age or Iron Age flint-tempered earthenware, dating from 2,300 BC to AD 100. The fabric has numerous medium-sized flint inclusions. The fabrics have mostly been reduced to a grey/ brown colour although some are an oxidised orange colour. The largest sherd (base) measures 59.5x43.1x15.6mm, the smallest (body) 15.7x11.9x7.4mm. They collectively weigh 117.41g.
Created on: Thursday 21st July 2016
Last updated: Thursday 21st July 2016
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Record ID: SUR-32AC03
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A body sherd of flint-tempered Bronze Age pottery in a dark grey/brown fabric.
Created on: Monday 23rd May 2016
Last updated: Friday 23rd December 2016
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Record ID: SUR-0932AB
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Two sherds of coarse flint-gritted, orange brown, pottery of probable Bronze Age date.
Created on: Saturday 21st May 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 28th June 2016
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Record ID: NMS-E126C2
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Early Bronze Age body sherd (now fractured in two) from a Beaker culture pot. The sherd is too small to establish the exact form of the original vessel. The exterior surface is an oxidised dull pale-orange colour with an almost black core. There is surface decoration consisting of two rows (or possibly columns), each of 180 degree laterally-opposed comb-impressed crescents. The material is very friable with a biscuit-like consistency. Weight 11.57g. Circa 2300-1700 BC.
Created on: Thursday 19th May 2016
Last updated: Saturday 3rd September 2016
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Record ID: SOM-B46A87
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
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: WILT-99E11D
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A sherd of a Late Bronze Age or Early Iron Age vessel dating to the period c. 1200-500 BC. The fabric is flint-temperated, possibly a Post-Deverel-Rimbury type with medium size white inclusions. The fragment is a coarseware with carinated wall. The fragment measures 30.10mm in length, 26.50mm in width, 5.01mm in thick and weights 44.73g.
Created on: Monday 16th May 2016
Last updated: Friday 27th May 2016
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