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Pottery from El-Zuma in Sudan: remarks on production, technology and usage

Ewa Czyżewska-Zalewska

Abstract

Continuing excavation in the tumuli field in El-Zuma has yielded an extensive pottery assemblage, adding to the material that has already been published in general reports. New types and variants of vessels have been identified. The article presents the new material and discusses production technologies, surface treatment and peculiarities of usage.

Keywords

El-Zuma, pottery, tumuli, Early Makuria, pottery usage, surface treatment, typology

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