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Medieval and Post-Medieval Ceramics in the Eastern Mediterranean - Fact and Fiction.
Proceedings of the First International Conference on Byzantine and Ottoman Archaeology, Amsterdam, 21-23 October 2011.
J. Vroom (ed.), Brepols 2015.

Includes contributions by John Bennet, Beate Böhlendorf-Arslan, Véronique François, Alexandra Gaba-van Dongen, Smadar Gabrieli, Sauro Gelichi, Deborah Harlan, Richard Hodges, Fotini Kondyli, Nikos D. Kontogiannis, Pagona Papadopoulou, Demetra Papanikola-Bakirtzi, Scott Redford, Larissa Sedikova, Edna J. Stern, Joanita Vroom and Yona Waksman.

"The focus in this varied collection of studies by key scholars in the field is on the material culture (especially ceramics) of the eastern Mediterranean during...

The Congress proposes to make an introduction and an overview of research conducted specifically in the Eastern part of the Mediterranean. This will expose the state of research that has multiplied in recent years in the field of medieval and modern period archaeological studies showing new results from random and systematic discoveries to excavation of shipwrecks, ceramic kilns, workshops and various productions are also regularly unearthed, which testify to the presence and the superposition of different temporary and sedentary civilizations in the Middle East and Anatolia. Architectural ceramics mainly tiles is an urban monumental decoration of importance, sharing techniques and...

Date: 
19/10/2015 (All day) to 24/10/2015 (All day)

“In&Around” will be the 2nd international topical congress organised by the AIECM3 (International Association for the Study of Medieval and Modern Ceramics in the Mediterranean). It will take place in Faenza and will be related to the topic “pottery and community”.

POMEDOR members Van Verrocchio and Iryna Teslenko will be presenting their work.

The program of the communications and posters.

Date: 
17/04/2015 (All day) to 19/04/2015 (All day)

For a few months now, Jacques Burlot has been studying production techniques of Western Anatolian ceramics with SEM analyses. The studied samples are specific of ceramic types such as polychrome sgraffito wares (“Fette Ware” type), “Miletus” ware, the turquoise glazed and molded wares.

Example of a BSE picture showing a cross section of a slip glazed ware.

This study focuses more precisely on the ceramics’ decorative layers which are the glaze and the slip; the SEM analyses enable us to determine their elemental compositions and microstructures.

This work, associated with...

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