Petrographic sample: A78/95 50.58.LF318(46) TS

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A78/95 50.58.LF318(46)

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Ashkelon

665 BCE - 525 BCE

Jar

Israel-Palestinian Authorit...

Iron Age IIC

Household/Utility

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The examples shown here can be dated to the early Saite period; that is, the Twenty-sixth Dynasty, in the latter part of the seventh century. Key comparative sites include Tell el-Maskhuta, Mendes Stratum II, Migdol, the Twenty-fifth Dynasty tombs at Amarna, and Saite levels at Saqqara. In this period, bowls and jars are characterized by a red slip, which reflects the general tendency in this period towards the application of increasingly thick red slips (Walton 2011). This fabric is distinctive for his thick walls and abundant use of straw as a tempering material.
This fabric consists of a silty clay with a variety of sedimentary and igneous inclusions. The inclusions do not constitute a narrow suite of materials that point to a sp...

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665 BCE - 525 BCE
Iron Age IIC
Magnification:
x40
Polarized Light?
XPL

Break Photos  0

Vessel Images  1


Jar
Ashkelon
665 BCE - 525 BCE
Iron Age IIC

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