Coarse sandy ware jar

Description
Tall jars like this were probably used for storing food and provisions, and the glaze on the inside made the pottery watertight. It was found in Exeter in a rubbish pit dating from 1600.
Accession Loan No.
300/1988/2029
Simple Name
jar
Full Name
coarse sandy ware jar
Collector / Excavator
Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Common Name
coarse sandy ware jar
Material
pottery; coarse sandy ware
Period Classification
Post Medieval (1500-1750)
Collection Class
Exeter archaeology
Collection Contintent
Europe
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Production Year Low
1590
Production Year High
1610
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon
Collection Site Name
Queen Street
Family Group

Created At
2016-10-13 15:45:40
Updated At
2020-01-28 11:42:48

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