Ceramics and cultural reception- ceramological analysis of imported pottery in Sigtuna, Uppland.

Project: Research

Layman's description

The projects aim is to investigate the provenance of pottery found in the blocks Professorn 1 and Trädgårdsmästaren 9 and 10 in Sigtuna through petrographic and geochemical analyses. The vessels are defined as Kugeltöpfe, i.e. cooking pots from German speaking regions, Older Redwares of unknown provenance and Byzantine amphoras. The main part of the project is directed towards the Kugeltöpfe.

Effective start/end date2010/01/012011/12/31