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Early Medieval (400AD - 1099AD)

Craft, industry and trade

Fragments of E ware pottery

Period:
Early Medieval
Description:

E ware vessels were made in western France and traded widely across western Europe.  E ware has been found at a number of high status sites in Wales and Cornwall and also at the important Early Medieval settlement of Dunadd, Argyll.

 

Three rim shreds from wheel-thrown bowls.  Some of the sherds have black deposits - probably carbon - on their inner surgaces indicating that they were used for cooking.

Place of Production:
Western France
Materials/Media:
pottery
Source:
The Whithorn Trust
Accession number:
WIWMS Whit Eware.Misc
Digital Number:
WTPO001n
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council