waster dump

waster dump

[′wās·tər ‚dəmp]
(archeology)
A refuse deposit of vessels (or fragments of vessels) that were cracked, warped, or otherwise damaged and made unusable during firing.
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The archaeological case study, of ceramic production in Matacapan, discusses test pits with waster dumps and kilns but there is no open-area excavation.