The Petrology of Syrian Stonepaste Ceramics: the View from Aleppo

Robert B. Mason1 and Julia Gonnella

11 West Asian Department, Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen's Park Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C6, Canada

Cite this as: R.B. Mason and J. Gonnella 2000 'The Petrology of Syrian Stonepaste Ceramics: the View from Aleppo', Internet Archaeology 9. https://doi.org/10.11141/ia.9.10

Summary

Technologically advanced stonepaste ceramics were produced in the Islamic period in Syria, not just in a single centre, but at a number of production centres. Stonepaste ceramics excavated at Aleppo and other sites were investigated with the aim of characterising and provenancing some of these wares.

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