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Portuguese Redwares and Coarse Wares in Historical Archaeology

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Introduction

Portuguese coarse wares (cerâmica comum) were the daily ceramic objects used in Portuguese households in medieval and postmedieval times (thirteenth to nineteenth century). It is an unfortunate, nonspecific term that does not take into account regional production differences or the differences between the very fine, thin-walled cups and the rough cooking pots (Fig. 1).

Portuguese Redwares and Coarse Wares in Historical Archaeology, Fig. 1
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Map of Portugal with the places mentioned in the text

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Casimiro, T.M. (2014). Portuguese Redwares and Coarse Wares in Historical Archaeology. In: Smith, C. (eds) Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology. Springer, New York, NY. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-0465-2_2306

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