Pottery from the Cemetery in El-Zuma (2007 Season)

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ID:105833
Author: Klimaszewska-Drabot, Edyta
Document types:Artikel in Zeitschrift
Year of publication:2010
Published:Warsaw (2010)
Reihe:Polish Archaeology in the Mediterranean Reports (PAM), 19
ISSN:12345415
Subjects: EL-ZUMA -> Ortsnamen für Orte der Antike
KERAMIK -> Diverses
TUMULUS -> Bauten im weitesten Sinn
MAKURIA -> Ortsnamen für Orte der Antike
Seiten:480-487
Verfügbarkeit:Lokaler Bestand vorhanden
Signatur:Z-PAM
Onlinezugriff:Zur Webseite
Letzte Aktualisierung:08.08.2016
Eintrag-Nr(alt):107532
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The second season of excavation at the early Makurian cemetery in El-Zuma covered five tumuli, yielding altogether 77 ceramic vessels which constituted specifically grave goods. Of these 67 have been preserved whole or with only minor damages. Sherds representing 79 other vessels were recorded from the various mounds, shafts and burial chamber fill, as well as from the tunnel breaching the back of the burial chamber in the largest of the tumuli (T.5). The ceramic material is dated overall to the early Makurian and Christian periods. The present preliminary report discusses early Makurian vessels from the separate sets of grave goods.