The river Meuse has always played a part in the economic expansion of the territories it flows through. As a waterway of the highest importance, it has always been the major axis for the development of towns and the transportation and distribution of goods. In Roman times and throughout the Middle Ages, potters’ workshops were established in the valley and on the plateaus, distributing the so-called “Mosan” ware, characterized by common technical and typological features.

Traduction : Margaret & Jean-louis CADOUX