Huntcliff ware

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A distinctive variety of calcite‐gritted pottery limited to a range of distinctive forms, made in east Yorkshire from the 1st century ad through to the 4th century ad. The fabric is black or dark brown, and the dishes and jar bodies were hand‐made. During the late 4th century an extremely common form was a thick‐walled cooking pot with a heavy curved rim, often with a groove on the inside of the lip.

Subjects: Archaeology.

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