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Pottery mould for the production of a faience bezel to be attached to a finger ring. The design is that of the eye of Horus.

Technology & Trade

 

Pottery

Bourriau, J., L. Smith, and M. Serpico, 2001. Chapter 7: The provenance of Canaanite amphorae found at Memphis and Amarna in the New Kingdom. In A. Shortland, ed., The social context of technological change: Egypt and the Near East 1650–1150 BC. Oxford: Oxbow Books, 113–46.

Faiers, J., (with contributions from S. Clarkson, B. Kemp, G. Pyke and R. Reece) 2005, Late Roman Pottery at Amarna and Related Studies. Seventy-second Excavation Memoir. London: Egypt Exploration Society

Gabolde, M., 2009. Histoires de tessons amarniens (Tales of three jars from Amarna). In S. Ikram and A. Dodson, eds, Beyond the Horizon: Studies in Egyptian Art, Archaeology and History in Honour of Barry J. Kemp, vol. 1, Cairo: Supreme Council of Antiquities, 109–31.

Gabolde, M., 2010. Inscribed sherds and jar stamps. In B. Kemp and A. Stevens, Busy Lives at Amarna: Excavations in the Main City (Grid 12 and the House of Ranefer, N49.18). Volume I: The Excavations, Architecture and Environmental Remains. EES Excavation Memoir 90, London: Egypt Exploration Society and Amarna Trust, 35–8.

Nicholson, P.T., 1992. The pottery workshop of Q48.4 at Tell el-Amarna. Cahiers de la céramique égyptienne 3, 61–70.

Nicholson, P.T., 1993. The firing of pottery. In D. Arnold and J. Bourriau, ed., An introduction to ancient Egyptian pottery. Fasc. 1. Techniques and traditions of manufacture in the pottery of ancient Egypt. DAIAK Sonderschrift 17. Mainz: von Zabern, 103–20. Draws on Amarna discoveries.

Nicholson, P.T., 1995. Construction and firing of an experimental updraught kiln. In B.J. Kemp, ed., Amarna Reports VI. Occasional Publications 10. London: Egypt Exploration Society, 239–78.

Nicholson, P.T., 1995. The potters of Deir Mawas, an ethnoarchaeological study. In B.J. Kemp, ed., Amarna Reports VI. Occasional Publications 10. London: Egypt Exploration Society, 279–308.

Powell, C., 1995. The nature and use of ancient Egyptian potter's wheels. In B.J. Kemp, ed., Amarna Reports VI. Occasional Publications 10. London: Egypt Exploration Society, 309–35.

Rose, P., 1993. Turning processes at Tell el-'Amarna. In D. Arnold and J. Bourriau, ed., An introduction to ancient Egyptian pottery. Fasc. 1. Techniques and traditions of manufacture in the pottery of ancient Egypt. DAIAK Sonderschrift 17. Mainz: von Zabern, 128–31.

Rose, P., 2002. Re-excavating the excavators at Amarna. Egyptian Archaeology 21, 18–20. The discovery of a cache of pottery vessels from the early EES excavations.

Rose, P.J., 2002. “Oasis ware” vessels from Amarna. In R. Friedman, ed., Egypt and Nubia; gifts of the desert. London: British Museum, 109–13, 128–31.

Rose, P.J., 2007. The Eighteenth Dynasty Pottery Corpus from Amarna. EES Excavation Memoir 83, London: Egypt Exploration Society.

Rose, P. 2012. Craftsmanship at Amarna: production, repertoire and distribution. In F. Seyfried, ed., In the Light of Amarna. 100 Years of the Discovery of Amarna. Berlin: Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, 126–31.

Serpico, M., J. Bourriau, L. Smith, Y. Goren, B. Stern,and C. Heron, 2003. Commodities and containers: a project to study Canaanite amphorae imported into Egypt during the New Kingdom, in M. Bietak, ed., The Synchronisation of Civilisations in the Eastern Mediterranean in the Second Millennium BC II. Proceedings of the SCIEM 2000 Euro-Conference, Haindorf, May 2001. Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien, 365–75.

Serpico, M., Post-firing polychrome painted decoration on pottery at Amarna: the evidence from recent excavations. In S. Ikram and A. Dodson, eds, Beyond the Horizon: Studies in Egyptian Art, Archaeology and History in Honour of Barry J. Kemp, vol. 2, Cairo: Supreme Council of Antiquities, 478–97.

Smith, L., J. Bourriau, Y. Goren, M. Hughes and M. Serpico, 2004. The provenance of amphorae found at Memphis and Amarna in the New Kingdom: results 2000–2002, in J. Bourriau and J. Phillips, ed., Invention and innovation: the social context of technological change 2: Egypt, the Aegean and the Near East. Oxford: Oxbow Books, 57–80.

Smith, L., J. Bourriau and M. Serpico, 2000. The provenance of Late Bronze Age transport amphorae found in Egypt. Internet Archaeologist 9.

Glass & glazing

Boyce, A., 1989. Notes on the manufacture and use of faience rings at Amarna. In B.J. Kemp, ed., Amarna Reports V. Occasional Publications 6. London: Egypt Exploration Society, 160–8.

Boyce, A., 1995. Collar and necklace designs at Amarna: a preliminary study of faience pendants. In B.J. Kemp, ed., Amarna Reports VI. Occasional Publications 10. London: Egypt Exploration Society, 336–71.

Eccleston, M., 2008. Replicating faience in a bread oven at Amarna. Egyptian Archaeology 32, 33–5.

Jackson, C.M., P.T. Nicholson and W. Gneisinger, 1998. Glassmaking at Tell el-Amarna: an integrated approach. Journal of Glass Studies 40, 11–23.

Nicholson, P.T., 1995. Glassmaking and glassworking at Amarna: some new work. Journal of Glass Studies 37, 11–19.

Nicholson, P.T., 1995. Recent excavations at an ancient Egyptian glassworks: Tell el-Amarna 1993. Glass Technology 36, 125–8.

Nicholson, P.T., 1996. New evidence for glass and glazing at Tell el-Amarna (Egypt). Annales du 13e Congrès de l'Association Internationale pour l'Histoire du Verre, 28 August–1 September 1995. Lochem, 11–19.

Nicholson, P.T., 2001. Three-dimensional imaging in archaeology: its history and future. Antiquity 75, 402–9. Figure 5, p. 408, is a stereoscopic view of a kiln at site O45.1.

Nicholson, P. T. 2002. Glass Production at Amarna: ancient technology replicated. In W. Wendrich and G. van der Kooij, ed., Moving Matters/Ethnoarchaeology in the Near East. CNWS Publications 11. Leiden: Leiden University, 103–6.

Nicholson, P. T. 2006. Petrie and the production of vitreous materials. In L'apport de l'Égypte à l'histoire des techniques. Méthodes, chronologie et comparaisons. Bibliothèque d'Étude 142. Cairo: IFAO, 207-16.

Nicholson, P.T., 2007. Brilliant Things for Akhenaten: The Production of Glass, Vitreous Materials and Pottery at Amarna Site O45.1. EES Excavation Memoir 80, London: Egypt Exploration Society.

Nicholson, P.T. and C.M. Jackson, 1998. Kind of blue: glass of the Amarna Period replicated. In W.D. Kingery and P. McCray, ed., Prehistory of glass and glass technology. Columbus: American Ceramic Society, 105–20.

Nicholson, P.T., C.M. Jackson and K.M. Trott, 1997. The Ulu Burun glass ingots, cylindrical vessels and Egyptian glass. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 83, 143–53.

Shortland, A.J., 2000. Vitreous materials at Amarna. The production of glass and faience in 18th Dynasty Egypt. BAR International Series 827. Oxford: Archaeopress.
Pigments

Weatherhead, F., 1995. Two studies on Amarna pigments. In B.J. Kemp, ed., Amarna Reports VI. Occasional Publications 10. London: Egypt Exploration Society, 384–98.

Weatherhead, F. and A. Buckley, 1989. Artists' pigments from Amarna. In B.J. Kemp, ed., Amarna Reports V. Occasional Publications 6. London: Egypt Exploration Society, 202–40.

Metalworking

Eccleston, M., 2008. Metalworking at Amarna: a preliminary report. Bulletin of the Australian Centre for Egyptology 19, 29–47.

Eccleston, M., 2010. Crucibles. In B. Kemp and A. Stevens, Busy Lives at Amarna: Excavations in the Main City (Grid 12 and the House of Ranefer, N49.18). Volume I: The Excavations, Architecture and Environmental Remains. EES Excavation Memoir 90, London: Egypt Exploration Society and Amarna Trust, 361–99.

Leatherworking

Veldmeijer, A., 2010. Leatherwork. In B. Kemp and A. Stevens, Busy Lives at Amarna: Excavations in the Main City (Grid 12 and the House of Ranefer, N49.18). Volume II: The Excavations, Architecture and Environmental Remains. EES Excavation Memoir 90, London: Egypt Exploration Society and Amarna Trust, 205–12.

Veldmeijer, A.J. 2010. Amarna's Leatherwork. Part I. Preliminary Analysis and Catalogue. Drukware: Norg.

Veldmeijer, A.J. and S. Ikram. 2012. Leatherworking at Amarna. In F. Seyfried, ed., In the Light of Amarna. 100 Years of the Discovery of Amarna. Berlin: Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, 136–41.

Textiles & basketry / cordage

Eastwood, G.M., 1985. Preliminary report on the textiles. In B.J. Kemp, ed., Amarna Reports II. Occasional Publications 2. London: Egypt Exploration Society, 191–204.

Kemp, B.J., 1997. Amarna's textile industry. Egyptian Archaeology 11, 7–9.

Kemp, B.J. and G. Vogelsang-Eastwood, 2001. The ancient textile industry at Amarna. Sixty-eighth Excavation Memoir. London: Egypt Exploration Society.

Wendrich, W., 1989. Preliminary report on the Amarna basketry and cordage. In B.J. Kemp, ed., Amarna Reports V. Occasional Publications 6. London: Egypt Exploration Society, 169–201.

Oils & resins

Stern, B., C. Heron, M. Serpico and J. Bourriau, 2000. A comparison of methods for establishing fatty acid concentration gradients across potsherds: a case study using Late Bronze Age Canaanite amphorae. Archaeometry 42, 399–414.

Serpico, M. and R. White, 2000. The botanical identity and transport of incense during the Egyptian New Kingdom. Antiquity 74, 884–97. Based largely on Amarna material.

Stone-working

Owen, G. and B. Kemp, 1994. Craftsmen's work patterns in unfinished tombs at Amarna. Cambridge Archaeological Journal 4, 121–9.

Owen, G. 2000. The Amarna courtiers' tombs. Egyptian Archaeology 17, 21–4.

Thompson, K., 2004. Amarna statuary fragments. Egyptian Archaeology 25, 14–16.

Thompson, K., 2003. Amarna statuary project. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 89, 17–19.

Thompson, K., 2004. Tell el-Amarna, 2004. Appendix I: the statuary. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 90, 21–3.

Thompson, K., 2005. Tell el-Amarna, 2005. The statuary project during the 2005 season. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 91, 21–2

 

 


 
 

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