A Turkish Import in County Meath: Mediterranean Pottery on the M3

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Title: A Turkish Import in County Meath: Mediterranean Pottery on the M3
Authors: Kelly, Amanda
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/8018
Date: 2008
Abstract: Analysis of a pottery fragment discovered on the M3 has revealed evidence of ancient trade between Ireland and the eastern Mediterranean. A sherd from the rim of an imported pottery vessel recovered from an early medieval cemetery at Collierstown 1, Co. Meath (excavated by Robert O’Hara of Archaeological Consultancy Services Ltd), has been identified recently as Phocaean Red Slip Ware (PRSW) Form 3. The type is named after a major production centre at Phocaea, in western Turkey. The Collierstown sherd comes from a vessel manufactured there some 1,500 years ago.
Type of material: Contribution to Newspaper/Magazine
Publisher: National Roads Authority
Keywords: Phocaean red slipCollierstownTrade
Other versions: http://www.nra.ie/archaeology/seanda-the-nra-archaeology-magazine/
Language: en
Status of Item: Not peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Archaeology Research Collection

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