The People's POTTERY!; ARCHAEOLOGISTS MAKE FRESH FINDS AT COVENTRY'S ROMAN FORT
Byline: SIMON KUKURUZOVIC
STUDENTS and archaeologists have made some exciting finds at Coventry's Roman fort.
A team of 10 archaeology students from Warwick University and work experience students discovered Medieval and Roman First Century pottery at the Lunt Fort site in Baginton.
The finds were unearthed in a trench put in at the previously unexcavated car park area of the site, as part of a training week hosted by the university and the city's museum service.
The finds, which include Grey ware, for everyday use, and Samian, pottery for table use, will now be researched.
Archaeologists will compare it to previous finds and it will be drawn and catalogued. The finds could then go on display at the fort and at the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum.
Museum archaeology officer Paul Thompson said: "The area of the car park has only recently become the focus of attention and so this is quite exciting. We didn't find any archaeological features but we did find quite a lot of pieces. …