Kiln lining with clear fingerprints

Are these the fingerprints of a French potter working in Exeter? This little wedge of clay was used in the Bedford Garage kiln to secure pots while they were being fired. It is covered in the potter’s fingerprints

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
374/2006/3
Collection Class
Exeter archaeology
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Material
pottery | Bedford Garage ware | | |
Common Name
kiln lining with clear fingerprints
Simple Name
kiln lining
Period Classification
Anglo-Saxon (400-1066); Late Saxon (900-1066)
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kiln lining with clear fingerprints