Materials Laboratory

garamantian potThis lab houses our ceramic reference and teaching collections, with materials drawn from excavations undertaken by the School and especially by ULAS from the city and from the county.  A key collection of material under study currently comprises pottery of Iron Age and Roman date from the fieldschool excavations at Burrough Hill.

The laboratory also features a pottery wheel and small kiln for the experimental production and firing of pots. Two furnaces for experimental work are available (Carbolite 1200°C; Vecstar MRF2 1300°C).

The lab also holds an extensive Lithics collection containing replicas and excavated materials such as  scrapers, handaxes, knives, and points ranging from the Upper Paleolithic to the Roman period.

LionHATanged Point

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