No signup no join up face to face online sex chat - Dating of domestic ceramics
Early Saxon pottery (5th to 7th century) was handmade, often locally produced and fired in clamps or bonfires.
Stamford is the major exception, continuing into the 13th century.
Middle Saxon pottery in East Anglia and Northumbria was made on a slow wheel, but elsewhere in Britain it was still handmade.
The main requirements of the industry were: This means that production sites were generally situated on clay subsoils near woodland in rural areas.
Rural potteries probably only operated part-time and the potters were peasants who spent most of their time farming.
Firing was a slow process to raise the temperature gradually to 1000°C. Few workshops have been excavated, but most consist of buildings and sheds which were probably used to store the raw materials and leather-hard pots, as well as a manufacturing area.