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Inscribed Vessels, Ostraca, And Plaster

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This chapter includes documentation concerning artefacts and ceramic vessels with incised or painted inscriptions. The first Greek inscription discovered at Tall Jawa was incised on a sherd recovered in Room 601. This sherd mended with a small jug which is unique in the ceramic corpus, although it fits well within the Umayyad repertoire as a whole. The residents of Tall Jawa would have been familiar with ostriches, they may have hunted them, or even seen one led by a servant, as depicted in a floor mosaic of 530 AD in the sanctuary of Moses at Mount Nebo. Fragments PP117 and PP367 mend to form part of a cross, two letters, and a line, with parts of other letters on discrete fragments D33:21/37.116; D33:17/26.54 and D33:25/40.291. The lettering is in weak red (10R 4/4-5/4) on pinkish white plaster.

Keywords:ceramic vessels; Greek inscription; ostriches; Tall Jawa; white plaster

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