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
Collection Class
Exeter archaeology
Common Name
coarse sandy ware jar
Simple Name
jar
Full Name
coarse sandy ware jar
Period Classification
Post Medieval (1500-1750)
Production Year Low
1590
Production Year High
1610
Family Group

Material
pottery; coarse sandy ware
Collector / Excavator
Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit
Collection Site Name
Queen Street
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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