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Late Iron Age/early Roman Pottery Kilns at Blackhorse Lane, Swavesey, 1998-99

Willis, Steven, Lyons, A., Popescu, E., Roberts, J. (2008) Late Iron Age/early Roman Pottery Kilns at Blackhorse Lane, Swavesey, 1998-99. Proceedings of the Cambridge Antiquarian Society, 97 . pp. 53-76. ISSN 0309-3606. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

Excavations revealed evidence for pottery manufacture consisting of one or possibly two kilns, as well as kiln debris and pottery. Contemporary features included a probable cremation burial, ditches and the remnants of a possible roundhouse. These features are considered to suggest the presence of a craft/ industrial area on the western edge of the fen island. The pottery is argued to be of particular importance since most of it occurred in stratified settlement-related contexts, and makes a significant addition to the growing corpus of later Iron Age and transitional material from Cambridgeshire. The assemblage includes numerous relatively complicated forms, with a high proportion of well-executed handmade items. The typology of the pottery assemblage displays both traditional and changing elements, considered to reflect wider developments in society at this time.

Item Type: Article
Additional information: A4 format.
Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History > C Auxiliary sciences of history (General)
C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
Divisions: Faculties > Humanities > School of European Culture and Languages > Classical and Archaeological Studies
Depositing User: Fiona Godfrey
Date Deposited: 09 Jan 2015 14:42 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 14:03 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/46608 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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