Roman Pottery Production, Lavenham

Featured Image: The upper vessels in the firing chamber of the Roman kiln © Archaeological Solutions ( now Wardell Armstrong) In 2019, archaeological excavation on the edge of Lavenham at Bears Lane revealed evidence of two phases of Roman activity dating from the 1st to 3rd Century AD, including well preserved evidence for pottery production.Continue reading “Roman Pottery Production, Lavenham”

Pottery from Rendlesham – Excavations 2021

Sue Anderson, a freelance specialist is the Rendlesham Revealed project specialist for pottery and has completed the initial analysis of the pottery excavated from Rendlesham last summer. Sue is our guest writer this week to tell us more. The identification and recording of the pottery from the site involves dividing sherds into ‘fabrics’ – theContinue reading “Pottery from Rendlesham – Excavations 2021”

Pottery Type-Series for Suffolk and Norfolk

The Archaeological Service are working on a project, funded by Historic England, to create a type-series for the Anglo-Saxon, Medieval and later pottery of Suffolk and Norfolk. A fabric and form type-series was created by local pottery specialist Sue Anderson. Analysis of existing data has allowed for fabric groups to be identified and samples toContinue reading “Pottery Type-Series for Suffolk and Norfolk”

Roman Pottery, Long Melford

A selection of pottery recovered from a group of burials excavated at Long Melford Primary School in 2012. The site produced evidence of a small-scale settlement where craft production and crop cultivation were taking place. The pots are types of Roman table ware and date to the 1st-2nd century BC. Cremation 0254This decorated Samian wareContinue reading “Roman Pottery, Long Melford”