Notice of an Earthen Jar, found in excavating the foundation of an old house in Leith

Robert Paterson (Author)


Keyword(s):
Jar, Clay, Wine
Location(s):
Leith, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Period(s):
Medieval, Twelfth century, Sixteenth century

Abstract


The author describes a clay jar found in Leith. Although he compares it to Roman examples, he argues that this item is most likely a medieval wine vessel created in Leith at some point between the twelfth and sixteenth centuries.

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Published
30-11-1863
How to Cite
Paterson, R. (1863). Notice of an Earthen Jar, found in excavating the foundation of an old house in Leith. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 4, 413-416. https://doi.org/10.9750/PSAS.004.413.416
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