[Sca-cooks] Period dutch ovens

Judith Epstein judith at ipstenu.org
Wed Dec 9 16:07:19 PST 2009

On 9 Dec 2009, at 5:57 PM, Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius wrote:

> On Dec 9, 2009, at 6:30 PM, Judith Epstein wrote:
>>> I'm not aware of the technology being available in Europe to cast an iron pot of any significant size. I'd think that if the ability to cast large iron pots of any depth and structural integrity existed in period Europe, it'd have been a LOT easier to build cannons than it apparently was. 
>> Actually I was thinking specifically of the Near East and Asia, not Europe.
> Ah, okay. Generally speaking, though, when the topic of periodicity  within the SCA is discussed and no geographical specifics are given, Europe is sort of assumed, the governing documents of the SCA being what they are.

Culturally, yes. I was answering the specific "we did/didn't have the technology to even make that yet" thing rather than "the product hadn't made it to the primary SCA focus area." :)

D'vorah, mka Judith Epstein
Master Albrecht Waldfurster's Egg
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