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Pottery in the First Intermediate Period

In Upper and Lower Egypt two different pottery traditions developed

Upper and Middle Egypt
Lower Egypt
drop shaped forms became very popular
high narrow vessels are very popular

Further reading:

  • Seidlmayer 1990 (monograph concerned mainly with pottery, its development and regional differences in the First Intermediate Period and early Middle Kingdom)
  • Willems 1995 (review of Seidlmayer 1990 , in English)




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