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Archaeological pottery sherds

Archaeological pottery sherds
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Archaeologists of cookie connection - @Liesbet@The Archaeologist Bakes and any others - these cookies are for you! They were decorated for a friend's PhD defense on late Roman period stamped terra sigillata/samian ware. The cookies try to reproduce the types of sherds and decors he studied.

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Archaeological pottery sherds

I obtained this glazed look by coating them with boiled-down pancake syrup, as it is impossible to buy corn syrup in France, but you can easily find imported pancake syrup, which is apparently almost exclusively corn syrup and water. It worked really well, and the biscuits weren't sticky at all to touch!

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