A gilded and enamel decorated beaker found
crushed on the floor of the Area 4 khan (elite hotel). The design includes a fleur-de-lis
and an Arabic inscription celebrating the king as "fighter for the faithful". The
king is not named.
Found crushed on the floor
of a room along the west wall of the Area 4 khan.
Height equals 20 cm. with a rim diameter of 12 cm.
The artifact was
discovered in Square 14, Locus 05 by Chris Neall.
Bronze artifact found in Square 45, locus 14. A spacer device
for a suspended oil lamp. The cross design is created by the empty spaces.
bronze belt buckle missing its buckle-pin found in Square 54, locus 20.
Weight = 9.9 grams. Width = 29.1 mm and length = 30.7 mm. Discovered by Sharon Doerre.
Bronze buckle missing its buckle-pin found in Square 23, Locus 01.
Weight = 5.5 grams. Width = 16.7 mm and length = 23.4 mm. Discovered by Pat McWhorter.
Bronze buckle with buckle-pin from Area 4.
A short sword of iron found in the stable
portion of the Area 4 khan (elite hotel). The blade is gently curved.
Found in Square 27, locus 10. It dates to the Mongol destruction of the city
in ca. AD 1259/1260.
Mandibles (lower jaw bones) of goat and sheep found in
Square 13, locus 09.
Photographic Credit: Professor David Hanlon, SLCC-MC
Created 8 March 2005.
Updated 4 December 2010