This second instalment of the Orkney Grooved Ware experiment is about building the kiln, firing the pots, and examining the archaeological traces of the entire process. Again, more information in the image captions!
Here's another post that was rescued from our previous website. During April 2007 a small group of volunteer potters, led by archaeologist Stephen Harrison and professional potter Andrew Appleby, began a three-year experimental research project into the making of Neolithic pottery. The project, an active collaboration between archaeologists and potters, with substantial community involvement, was based at Fursbreck Pottery, Harray, Orkney, and aimed to shed light on the proce
Our previous website contained snapshots of some interesting projects from back in the day. This gallery of beautiful urns from Ardleigh in Essex is one of those. Click on the images for more detail about each one! For further information, see: Brown, N. 1999 The Archaeology of Ardleigh, Essex: excavations 1955-1980 East Anglian Archaeology 90