A technological study of Hassuna culture ceramics (Yarim Tepe I settlement)

  • Natalia Yu. Petrova State Historical museum, Moscow
Keywords: Mesopotamia, Hassuna culture, pottery technology, animal dung-temper

Abstract

The article presents the results of a comparative technological analysis of Hassuna culture pottery from Yarim Tepe I (6th millennium BC) from the lower and middle horizons. The technological stages of selecting the clay and organic materials, the composition of the clay paste and the surface treatment, but also certain issues related to the ornamentation and firing of the pottery are presented in the article.

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Published
2012-12-31
How to Cite
Petrova, N. Y. (2012). A technological study of Hassuna culture ceramics (Yarim Tepe I settlement). Documenta Praehistorica, 39, 75-82. https://doi.org/10.4312/dp.39.5
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