Black-burnished ware, Barburgh Mill Fort

A type of pottery produced in Dorset and found at Roman sites throughout Britain. This reconstructed vessel comprises half the rim section from a pot. It is made up from 14 reassembled sherds glued together. This object was discovered during the excavation of Barburgh Mill Fort in 1971.    Barburgh Mill Fortlet The fortlet at Barburgh mill was excavated in the 1970s in advance of its destruction by gravel quarrying. Although on the Dumfriesshire side of the Nith it is typical of the fortlets found in Galloway.  
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diameter (rim) 125mm
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ceramic, black burnished ware
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Dumfries & Galloway Council
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