6 sherds of pottery with bright red surfaces
Old Town Red, aka “Rose Red-Filmed” Pottery

Ever wonder how pottery types got their names? CTL Lab Manager Lindsay Bloch and volunteer Amy Alleman are the authors of a new article in the SAA Archaeological Record. Take a look to learn more about early curation and naming practices in the southeastern US.



Bloch, Lindsay and Amy Alleman

2019 Rose Red-Filmed by Any Other Name: A Genealogy of Pottery Typology in the Southeastern United States. SAA Archaeological Record 19(4): 27-31. PDF