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A complete or broken ceramic vessel spoilt or flawed in manufacture (e.g. cracked, blistered, sintered, distorted, discoloured). Waster heaps comprising accumulated masses of discarded wasters can often be found near pottery production centres. Wasters were sometimes crushed for recycling as grog in coarse pottery or brick.

Subjects: Archaeology.

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