Second ACSG Meeting, 17 January 2017: Archaeological Ceramic Materials Beyond Academia (Summary)

Second ACSG Meeting, 17 January 2017: Archaeological Ceramic Materials Beyond Academia (Summary)

The Second ACSG Meeting (Archaeological ceramic materials beyond academia) was a success. Thank you everybody for joining us and for your contributions. A special thanks goes to Dr Kate Beats, Cambridge Archaeological Unit, who presented her talk ‘Ceramics in Commercial Archaeology’.

The second half of the ACSG Meeting was dedicated to a debate on ‘Standards for Pottery Studies in Archaeology’ – We discussed the at the PDFs available on the new website (Menu – References) produced by PCRG, SGRP, MPRG and CIfA. Please check the website to read the documents: https://www.acsg.org.uk/standards-for-pottery-studies-in-archaeology/

First ACSG Meeting, 7 Dec 16: Summary

First ACSG Meeting, 7 Dec 16: Summary

Dear pottery nerds,
It was great to see so many new faces at the first ACS meeting. We are now defining the nature of the group, which seems to have good potential, and we all agree ACS should tend to be a platform for learning and sharing practical skills. It was good to meet representatives from the Division of Archaeology, Faculty of Classics, Cambridge Unit and freelance archaeologists as well. A summary of the first meeting follows: