Poorly Located Find Spot record NAC 125 - Findspot of an Anglo-Saxon flagon or bottle

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Summary

Flagon or bottle, light red ware. Found on Nacton Shore. Formerly recorded as NAC MIISC

Location

Grid reference TM 21 40 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet TM24SW
Civil Parish NACTON, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Flagon or bottle, light red ware. ? hand made, decorated combed lines. ? C7 ? Jutish. Found on shore. Drawing by S E West.
(see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s) advised Basil Brown that some of his boys had found pottery, broken, when digging for bait at high tide, on Nacton shore. He sent sherds to IPSMG, reassembled by (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s). Sketch of bottle in archive (S2). The pottery taken to BM for analysis by V Evison and included in publication, 1974, as "The Asthall Type of bottle" (S1)(R1).

Formerly recorded as NAC MIISC

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <M1> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Basil Brown archive: volumes.
  • <S1> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 1946-228.
  • <R1> (No record type): Evison, Hodges & Hurst, Medieval Pottery from Excavations, London, 1974.
  • <M2> (No record type): Outsize cabinet: drawing.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Brown B, IX, 104; LXVII, 32.

Finds (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

May 21 2020 8:46AM

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