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 (pŏt′shûrd′) also pot·shard (-shärd′)
A fragment of broken pottery, especially one found in an archaeological excavation.
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Her tour through the decades spotlights meaningful books she has read and introduces six prized possessions, including the title's ammonites-and-dancing-fish potshard from Cairo, where she spent her childhood.
Anyone who would like to find out more about raising money for Potshard should call Mrs Greaves on 0121 743 4133.
Mike Hoolboom's voice on the answering machine, delivering another potshard, a find from his dig:
The coils are pinched together and smoothed with a tool such as a piece of gourd or a potshard.
Early potters developed the coil and scrape method, coiling long loops of clay, then scraping the surface with a small stone or potshard until it had a smooth surface and the desired shape.
Archaeological evidence, including potshards, indicates Rashaya al-Foukhar has been producing pottery for thousands of years.