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Pottery Summary

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Approximately fourteen latte boxes of pottery and 1/4 a box of bone came from the excavation of North Terrace 3. 65% of the pottery is coarseware, 25% orangeware, 5% impasto, 5% fineware, 4% bucchero, and 1% creamware. No complete profiles were reconstructed.

Coarseware: Mainly body fragments with 24 rims, 4 handles, and 11 base fragments.

Representative coarseware sketches.

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Representative coarseware cont.

* Also included in the representative box are 8 pieces of coarseware from one vessel, possibly a cooking bell. 5 pieces join to form a large piece and 3 piecs join that include a rim fragment.

Orangeware: The majority of the pieces are body fragments. There are 25 rims, 8 bases, and 7 handles.

Representative orangeware sketches.

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Representative orangeware cont.

Impasto: The majority are body fragments with 11 rims and 6 bases.

Representative impasto sketches.

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Fineware: The majority of the fragments are rims (60%) and the rest are body fragments.

Representative fineware sketches.

Bucchero: The bucchero fragments found included 7 rims, 3 bases and 2 handles, plus body pieces. 2 pieces have incised decoration. 90% of the bucchero fragments were found in meters A/B-5/6.

Representative bucchero sketches.

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Representative bucchero cont.

Creamware: The creamware found consists of 3 rims and one handle base fragment.

Representative creamware sketches.

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List of items in Representative Pottery Box II.

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Danielle Newland. "DN I (1988-07-08):80-91; Pottery Summary from Italy/Poggio Civitate/North Terrace/North Terrace 3/1988, ID:255". (2017) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2017-10-04. Open Context. <>

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