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H 205 x W 290 mm

416 pages

29 tables, 172 figures, 42 plates (colour throughout)

Published Dec 2023

Archaeopress Archaeology


Hardback: 9781803276786

Digital: 9781803276793

DOI 10.32028/9781803276786

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Sudan; Gematon; Kawa; Northern Dongola Reach; Pottery; Napatan; Meroitic; Amphorae

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The Pottery

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This volume presents the pottery from Sudan Archaeological Research Society excavations at the site of Kawa, Northern Dongola Reach, between 1997 and 2018, fully illustrated with photographs and line drawings. It presents a comprehensive catalogue of the pottery found across the site, focusing on the forms, decoration, marks and fabric.



1. Introduction

2. Discussion of the fabrics found in the town and cemetery

3. The Forms

4. Decoration on the ceramic vessels at Kawa

5. The Graffiti and Pot Marks

6. The Napatan amphorae from Building F1

7. The pottery finds from Site R18

8. Miscellaneous Features

9. Discussion of the chronology and character of the assemblages by area

10. Concluding remarks

11. Bibliography for Volume III