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TT99: 'Archaeology in action' -- Pottery drawing

Here you see a video made in October 2000 of Gillian Pyke finishing off a drawing of a small but awkward pot. The video begins with her using a shape tracer to check that the outline of the pot she has drawn is OK. Then she draws in by eye the various details of the marks and decoration on the vessel.

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