Flagon neck, Carzield

Carzield Roman fort
Top fragment of a flagon or jar. Includes the rim, neck, partial shoulder and one handle. The clay is an orange matrix with black specks. The wide strap handle from near rim, going down to the to shoulder has a centre groove.                                               The flagon was the standard household storage container for drinks.  This one was found just outside the fort at Carzield, and may have come from the civilian settlement which grew up around the fort.  
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height: 52 mm width (max): 120 mm diameter (rim): 75 mm
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Carzield Roman fort
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