Journal article

De Romeinse kookpotten van Tell Abu Sarbut (Jordanie)

A KROPP, E WITMER, G TOL

Paleo-Aktueel | Barkhuis Publishing | Published : 2014

Abstract

This paper presents the preliminary results of a typological study of 223 Roman cooking pot fragments recovered during excavations at Tell Abu Sarbut (Jordan) in 2012. Based on their morphological characteristics, three main classes and two sub classes were defined: 1. globular cooking pots, 2A. open cooking pots, 2B. carinated cooking pots and 3. casseroles, comprising 16 subtypes that were distinguished based on the shape of the rim. At this stage, it is unclear what the various types were used for. During the next campaign, our preliminary typology can be tested by studying the cooking pot fragments that were recovered in the 2014 campaign at Tell Abu Sarbut, and the types of our current ..

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