Pottery in the Byzantine Period
|In the Byzantine Period the fine table ware was imported from Northern Africa (Tunisia) and other parts of the Roman empire.||click here for information on the decoration of local pottery in the period|
Ballet (Ballet 1991: 487-489) distinguished nine main types of pottery types for the period. Some of the following vessels date to the Roman Period, but similar types are typical for the Byzantine Period.
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|brown 'Middle Egyptian'(?) amphorae|
|amphora-like vessels (no exact example in the Petrie Museum)|
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