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Mark M. Newell
A Spectacular Find at the Joseph Gregory Baynham Pottery Site

Ceramics in America 2001

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  • Figure 1
    Figure 1

    Seven-meter trench opened up over seventeen-meter feature showing grid installation. (Courtesy, Georgia Archaeological Institute.)

  • Figure 2
    Figure 2

    Detail of a single grid unit showing partially excavated vessels.

  • Figure 3
    Figure 3

    A sample of recovered vessels. Back row: (Left) Three-gallon ovoid jug. H. 15 1/5". Stoneware with alkaline ash run glaze. (Center) Five-gallon two-handled ovoid jug. H. 17". Stoneware with alkaline glaze. (Right) Three-gallon ovoid jug. H. 15 1/5". Stoneware with alkaline glaze. Front Row: (Left) One-quart stacker jug with alkaline glaze. H. 8 1/4". Note the root growing through handle loop. (Right) One-quart stacker jug. H. 8 1/5". Stoneware with Albany slip glaze. This neck style is attributed to Thomas Hahn, son of W. F. Hahn. All vessels circa 1883–1889.

  • Figure 4
    Figure 4

    One-quart stacker jug stamped “mark.” Mark Baynham, 1883–1889. H. 8 1/4". Stoneware with alkaline glaze. A cylindrical neck is a diagnostic of this potter.

  • Figure 5
    Figure 5

    Three-gallon, single-handled, ovoid jug, ca. 1883-1889. H. 15". Stoneware with alkaline glaze. This neck style is attributed to Thomas Hahn.