By Udo Worschech
This e-book is a primary presentation of pottery samples from el-Bālū‛ within the northern Ard el-Kerak, the traditional Moabitis which this present day is important Jordan. The varieties offered listed below are relationship from the overdue Bronze and Early Iron Age right down to the Persian classes of career of the positioning of el-Bālū‛. The e-book doesn't speak about the pottery within the wider context of Jordanian or Palestinian ceramics; in spite of the fact that, the goal used to be to provide pottery from the hitherto simply in moderation released Iron Age pottery of the area. With this documentation students of the Archaeology of Jordan are invited to paintings at the ceramics excavated within the parts A, B, C, D, E, and G of el-Bālū‛.
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Coogan. Studies in the Archaeology and History of the Levant 1 (Harvard Semitic Museum Publications). Winona Lake 2000. Area A Room 2 41 32 A 053 A 054 1:1 A 055 1:1 42 A 056 A R2-31 Cooking pot Ext/Int. slip reddish gray 5YR5/2. Core: black. Wheel made. Very fien black grits. Very hard and thin ware. May hve been blackened by fire. A 057 A R2-60 Cooking pot or jar Ext/Int. slip very pale brown 10YR7/3. Core: pale brown. Wheel made. Very fine black grits. Levigated. A 058 A R2-64 Jar or cooking pot Ext/Int.
Well levigated. Hard ware. A 077 A R3-15 Bowl Ext/Int. slip reddish yellow 5YR6/6. Core: grey. Wheel made. Very fine black and white grits. Well levigated. Hard ware. Rim-to-shoulder handle. Area A Room 3 and Yard A 076 15 A 077 61 1:1 62 A 078 A R3-43 Bowl Ext/Int. 5YR7/4. Core: pinkish grey. Wheel made. Very fine black and white grits. Levigated somewhat coarse ware. A 079 A R3-42 Bowl Ext/Int. slip reddish yellow 5YR6/6. Core: light grey. Wheel made. Very fine black grits. Very well levigated.
Very fine black and white grits. Well levigated. * This type of vessel with its rectangular rim has now been identified as special Moabite/Iron Age krater, jar or cooking pot type. See also: Rectangular Profiled Rims from el-Balu‘. Indicators of Moabite Occupation, 520 – 524, in: The Archaeology of Jordan and Beyond: Essays in Honor of James A. Sauer. Hg. E. Stager, J. A. Greene, M. D. Coogan. Studies in the Archaeology and History of the Levant 1 (Harvard Semitic Museum Publications). Winona Lake 2000.