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Pot, beaker

Archaeologists call this type of Early Bronze Age pottery a beaker. While many beakers were used for food and drink they are also often found with burials. This was the...

Handle from a glass bottle

This handle is from a large square bottle used to store liquids. It was discovered in Exeter during archaeological excavations....

Faunal bone assemblage

A medium-sized assemblage of animal bone collected during excavation of a multi-period site at Bartholomew Street East in Exeter. Totalling 18 boxes, the assemblage contains approximately 852 Roman, 3480 medieval...

Samian ware cup base

A piece from the base of a samian ware cup. Samian ware was a high quality form of pottery imported from Gaul (Southern France). The potters who made samian ware...

Food storage jar

Three sherds from a food storage jar. This type of pottery was probably made in Devon and was burnished to give an attractive sheen to the outside surface. The pot belonged...

Food storage jar

Four sherds from an Iron Age pot that was found in an Iron Age settlement enclosure on the St Loyes site in Exeter. The enclosure had been demolished by the...

Dish fragment

This sherd of pottery is decorated with a single yellow flower, and was excavated in Friars Gate in the early 1970s. It is decorated in a ‘calligrafico naturalistico’ style, and...

Rim of jug

This fragment of Medieval pottery was excavated from a pit group in Trichay Street, and comes from a wheel-thrown sandy ware jug. It is decorated with applied metallic pellets, and...

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