Production and exchange of ceramics on the oman peninsula from the perspective of hili

M. James Blackman, Sophie Mery, Rita P. Wright

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    Abstract

    Analysis was conducted for purposes of defining provenience of the raw material for three ce-ramics types: “domestic, 33 “black-on-red, 33 and Emir grey wares selected from Periods I and II at Hili 8 settlement and Hili North Tomb A on the Oman Peninsula of the 3rd millennium b.c. Combined thin section petrography and neutron activation analysis indicated that the “domestic?3 and “black-on-red33 fine wares conform to the geological setting of the Oman Peninsula and the Emir grey ware probably comes from se Iran. The cultural implications are discussed.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)61-77
    Number of pages17
    JournalJournal of Field Archaeology
    Volume16
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    StatePublished - Jan 1989

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Archaeology
    • Archaeology

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