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H 290 x W 205 mm

204 pages

Illustrated throughout in colour and black & white

Published Feb 2017

Archaeopress Archaeology


Paperback: 9781784915162

Digital: 9781784915179

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Turkey; Amphorae; Eastern Mediterranean; Underwater archaeology; Antalya; Antalya Museum; Lycia; Pamphylia; rough West Cilicia

Amphorae in the Eastern Mediterranean

By Hakan Öniz

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Amphorae in the Eastern Mediterranean is designed to share the subject of amphorae which were found on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey with the wider scholarly community.



1. Introduction; 2. What is Amphora?; 3. The Entrance of Terracotta in People’s Lives; 4. The Potter’s Wheel and Early Amphora Examples; 5. Traditional Ceramic Production and Trade: Cyprus and Anatolia; 6. Contents Carried Inside Amphorae; 7. Graffiti, Dipinti and Pictures on Amphorae; 8. Amphora Stamps; 9. Wine-Making and Amphorae; 10. Standardization of Amphora Forms and Imitation Amphorae; 11. Sealing Techniques for Amphorae; 12. Amphora Bases and Transportation; 13. Amphora Kilns; 14. Amphora Production in Lycia, Pamphylia and Cilicia (Map 1); 15. Amphora Kilns in the North Levant-Hatay Region; 16. Underwater Research on the Coasts of Lycia, Pamphylia and Cilicia; 17 . Amphorae Found around the Coasts of Lycia, Pamphylia and Cilicia between 2011 and 2015; 18. Amphorae Kept in Storage at Antalya Museum; 19. Aydın Aytuğ Collection; 20. Examples of Mediterranean Commercial Amphorae; References

About the Author

Hakan Oniz studied at the Department of Art History and Archaeology, Eastern Mediterranean University, and obtained MA and PhD in underwater archaeology at Selcuk University of Konya in Turkey. He is one of the founders of UNESCO Uni Twin Underwater Archaeology Network and between 2012 and 2015 served as its first coordinator. He is the director of Selcuk University Underwater Research Centre and head of the Underwater Archaeology Division of the same University. He is also head of the Underwater Archaeology research projects in Turkish Mediterranean Coast, member of ICOMOS-ICUCH (International Committee of Underwater Cultural Heritage), specialist member of ICOMOS Turkey – National Committee of Underwater Cultural Heritage, member of UNESCO National Observation Committee of Underwater Archaeology. As an Assistant Professor he lectures on underwater archaeology and underwater photography at several universities in Turkey and Europe.