Journal article

Pottery kiln and drying oven from Aventicum (2nd century AD, Ct. Vaud, Switzerland): Raw materials and temperature distribution

Université de Fribourg

  • Eramo, Giacomo Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra e Geoambientali, Università degli Studi di Bari “A. Moro”, Bari, Italy
  • Maggetti, Marino Department of Geosciences, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
    23.07.2013
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  • Applied Clay Science. - 2014, vol. 82, p. 16–23
English Fireboxes of two pottery structures, excavated in 2002 at Aventicum (at present Avenches), the capital of Roman Switzerland, were studied to understand their function in the artisan quarter. Twenty-one oriented samples underwent petrographical, mineralogical and chemical analyses to determine the nature of the raw materials and the temperature distribution.Both structures are typologically... Show more…
Faculty
Faculté des sciences et de médecine
Department
Département de Géosciences
Language
  • English
Classification
Archeology
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