Tag Archives: pottery

Determining use of artefacts

As part of my contribution to the book The Five-Minute Archaeologist in the Southern Levant I outlined in simple words some of my thoughts on determining the use of artefacts recovered in archaeological excavations. This is the central part of … Continue reading

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Pottery reconstruction

While I was writing my dissertation I was wishing again and again that more archaeological excavations would restore pottery and give a detailed report on the pottery found. For only by restoring the pottery can we know how many vessels … Continue reading

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Oil and water don’t mix, but the same jug is used for them both

In my last post I tried to connect some of the pottery mentioned in the Bible with pottery forms found in archaeological excavations. Here I continue with that effort. This time I’m looking at the vessel called צַפַּחַת (zapahat). It … Continue reading

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