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sampling campaign

Yona Waksman and Jacques Burlot will spend three weeks in Western Turkey working in four archaeological sites (Ephesos [OAI], Pergamon and Miletus [DAI], Sardis [Harvard University]). They expect to study, contextualize, record and sample several medieval ceramic productions and types, in collaboration with the excavations teams and especially with Joanita Vroom (Ephesos), Beate Arslan-Böhlendorf (Miletus) and Sarah Japp (Pergamon).

This sampling campaign continues previous provenance studies of medieval Western Anatolian pottery productions, and aims at completing an already rich corpus of analytical data. New aspects will be dealt with by Jacques Burlot...

Date: 
Sun, 20/07/2014 (All day) to Sun, 10/08/2014 (All day)

Y. Waksman and C. Brun will be working on ceramic material from the excavations at Kinet Höyük, directed by Marie-Henriette Gates (Bilkent University, Ankara) and by Scott Reford (Koç University, Istanbul) for its medieval part, and at Hisn al Tinat, directed by Asa Eger (University of North Carolina, Greensboro).

Date: 
Sun, 16/06/2013 (All day) to Thu, 27/06/2013 (All day)

In May 2013, members of the POMEDOR team went to Paphos and Nicosia to sample cooking and table wares for various archaeometric analyses: chemical, petrographic and residue analysis.

The aims of this sampling campaign were to:

  • Create reference chemical group(s) for the Paphos Theatre workshop;
  • Identify sources of import;
  • Begin investigations on the use of cooking wares.

Work concentrated on three close assemblages of the late 13th century:

  • A post-earthquake context from Fabrika Hill, Paphos (excavations of the University of Sydney);
  • A household assemblage found in a Roman-period tomb in Paphos, in secondary use as a house or a storage
  • ...
Date: 
Tue, 14/05/2013 (All day) to Thu, 23/05/2013 (All day)
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