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H 276 x W 203 mm

148 pages

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Published Mar 2023

Archaeopress Access Archaeology


Paperback: 9781803274676

Digital: 9781803274683

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Ceramics; Egyptology; Late Antique Egypt; Christian Archaeology

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Pottery of Manqabad 2

Pottery Production and Types from the Monastery of Manqabad at Asyut (Egypt)

By Ilaria Incordino

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This 2nd volume presents, documents and analyses a new selection of ceramics from the Egyptian site of Manqabad (Asyut). It aims to present the most significant ceramic typologies from Manqabad, while collecting as many references and parallels as possible deriving from several different monastic sites in Egypt.



Introduction ;

Chapter I. A selected catalogue of pottery from El-Ashmunein SCA store and Manqabad site ;
Introduction to the catalogue ;
The pottery from the el-Ashmunein SCA store ;
The pottery from the Site of Manqabad ;
The Catalogue ;

Chapter II. Observations and comments on the typologies ;
Analysis of the pottery typologies: coarse wares ;
Fine wares ;
Amphorae and lamps ;

Chapter III. The survey of the production area ;
The investigation of the Southern Sector ;
The furnace of Manqabad ;
Kilns for pottery production in Byzantine Egypt ;
Some remarks about the pottery production at the Manqabad monastery ;

Conclusions ;

Bibliography ;


About the Author

Ilaria Incordino has participated in several archaeological missions in Egypt beginning in 2007. She obtained a BA and PhD in Egyptology at the University of Naples “L’Orientale” with her dissertation Chronological Problems of the IIIrd Egyptian Dynasty. A re-examination of the archaeological documents. She has taught Egyptology and organized several conferences, seminars and summer schools at the University of Naples “L’Orientale”. She is author of several papers and a monograph about the Bet Khallaf and Manqabad sites and is currently Grantee of the 2022 Shelby White and Leon Levy Program for Archaeological Publication of the Harvard Museum.