Category: Ceramics

Introducing ceramics 9 – the bridge and the Bronze Age

The last part of our series is rooted in ceramics research but leads down a twisting, and surprising path. We travel from the Bronze Age to Victorian times, meeting along the way an archaeological villain, a naval tragedy, a world-beating iron bridge and a careful and underrated antiquarian. Read more

Introducing ceramics 7 – colour

Coloured pot reconstructions. (📷 Cecily Webster) By Roy Towers One of the joys of working with ceramics within the UHI Archaeological Institute in Orkney is the opportunity to collaborate with… Read more