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The Pottery: A Functional And Formal Typology

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Excavation in Building 600 produced an important corpus of early Islamic ceramic wares and mould-made lamps. The Tall Jawa corpus is organized according to functional classes, each represented by a letter (A-Z). Within each class, the shapes are ordered from open to closed forms beginning with small bowls, because the bowl form is the most common vessel type from each locus and, as a result, will most often be present at the beginning of each chronological, stratigraphical or functional assemblage. This chapter presents a functional classification of ceramic vessels, beginning with vessels used for food consumption and preparation (cups, bowls, kraters, cooking casseroles, casserole covers, and deep cooking pots). Formal types are based primarily on size and body shape. The types are straight-sided, curving-sided, hemispherical, bent-sided, and vertical-sided bowls.

Keywords:bowls; Building 600; casserole covers; ceramic vessels; cups; excavation; Tall Jawa corpus; Tall Jawa pottery

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