Record Details

NHER Number:4731
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Iron Age pottery find, River Wissey


A piece of burnished Iron Age pottery, possibly imported from abroad, was dredged from the river in 1939.

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Full description

Dredged from River Wissey by bridge.
Thin angular shouldered black sherd of bowl, bulge below shoulder angle with slight offset fine burnished surface reminiscent of Continental products; ?import. (S1).
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Sketch (S2) from card in file.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Iron Age. Stoke ferry.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Article in serial: Clarke, R. R.. 1939. The Iron Age in Norfolk and Suffolk. Archaeological Journal. Vol XCVI pp 1-113. p 93-4 fig.4.2.
<S2>Illustration: Finds Illustrations.

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