By Udo Worschech
This publication is a primary presentation of pottery samples from el-Bālū‛ within the northern Ard el-Kerak, the traditional Moabitis which this present day is important Jordan. The kinds offered listed below are relationship from the overdue Bronze and Early Iron Age all the way down to the Persian classes of career of the location of el-Bālū‛. The e-book doesn't talk about the pottery within the wider context of Jordanian or Palestinian ceramics; in spite of the fact that, the purpose used to be to give pottery from the hitherto merely carefully released Iron Age pottery of the area. With this documentation students of the Archaeology of Jordan are invited to paintings at the ceramics excavated within the components A, B, C, D, E, and G of el-Bālū‛.
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Extra info for Ceramics from el-Bālū`
Core: pale brown. Wheel made. Very fine black grits. Levigated. Area A Room 2 43 A 056 A 057 A 058 all 1:1 44 A 059 A R2-5 Jar Ext/Int. slip very pale brown 10YR8/3. Core: greyish. Wheel made. Very fine black grits. Well levigated. A 060 A R2-43 Jar or jug Ext. slip brown 10YR5/3, Int. 5YR5/8. Core: greyish black. Wheel made. Very fine black and white grits. Well levigated, Area A Room 2 45 A 059 A 060 all 1:1 46 A 061 A R2-13 Jar Ext/Int. slip very pale brown 10YR8/2. Core: brownish grey. Very fine black and white grits.
Wheel made. Few visible fine black grits. Very well levigated. Traces of brownish painting outside. Area A Room 2 37 34 A 046 A 047 26 A 048 24 A 049 1:1 38 A 050 A R2 3-6 Bowl Ext/Int. 5YR6/2. Core: pinkish grey. Wheel made. Very fine black grits. Well levigated. A 051 A R2-57 Bowl Ext/Int. slip very pale brown 10YR7/3. Core: light grey. Wheel made. Very fine white grits. Levigated. A 052 A R2-53 Basalt bowl Area A Room 2 39 28 A 050 A 051 1:1 A 052 1:1 40 A 053 A R2-46 Krater Ext/Int. slip very pale brown 10YR7/3 or 7/4.
Very fine black and white grits. Wheel made. Well levigated. Shoulder-to-body handle. A 066 A R2-7 Dekanter Ext/Int. slip very pale brown 10YR8/3. Core: brownish grey. Very fine black and white grits. Wheel made. Well levigated. At rim and below rim color decoration very pale brown 10YR7/3. Area A Room 2 51 A 064 A 065 A 066 all 1:1 52 A 067 A R2-12 Cup Ext. 5YR7/4, Int. slip light red 2,5YR6/6. Core: light grey. Wheel made. Fine to medium white and brown grits. Well levigated. Vertical loop handle (ear).