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On the origins of tin-opacified ceramic glazes: New evidence from early Islamic Egypt, the Levant, Mesopotamia, Iran, and Central Asia

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It has been generally accepted that the beginnings of tin-based opacification of ceramic glazes is associated with the white glazed wares excavated in Iraq and western Iran and dated to the ninth century AD (so-called ‘Samarra-type’ pottery). This paper focuses on an earlier stage in the technological development of tin-opacified glazes, that is, the yellow and white glazed wares produced from the eighth century AD in Egypt and the Levant. In addition, the compositional data was extended for ...

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10.1016/j.jas.2018.06.011

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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SSD
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School of Archaeology
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
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University of Oxford
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Social Sciences Division
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School of Archaeology
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Archaeological Science Journal website
Volume:
97
Pages:
42-66
Publication date:
2018-07-06
Acceptance date:
2018-06-27
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EISSN:
1095-9238
ISSN:
0305-4403
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923632
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pubs:923632
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uuid:c7850a7d-beb6-4836-9835-a579ca47805e
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2018-11-20

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