This webpage is an offshoot of an invited paper read at the University of Ohio - Miami on 19 October 2019. The paper was part a symposium organized on the topic of "Illuminating the Past: Utilitarian Ceramics of the Ancient World." The paper was the joint research of Michael and Neathery Fuller.
Kilns 2 and 3 were closely spaced and were probably a single workshop at the monasery complex. Small copper coins found in both squares were illegible, but of a size suggesting that they were minted during the Umayyad Caliphate and remained in circulation into the Abbasid Caliphate.
Drawing of a deep bowl from Area 10, Square 65, Locus 5 (reg. no. 6625.3) uncovered in the excavation unit adjacent to kiln 2. It may be a waster or an example of a pottery vessel used and broken near the kiln.
Webpage created 25 January 2034