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White Objects from "ʿAin Gh̊azāl, near Amman"
Zeidan A. Kafafi
Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research
No. 261 (Feb., 1986), pp. 51-56
Published by: The American Schools of Oriental Research
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1357063
Page Count: 6
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Among the many artifacts found in several seasons of excavation at ʿAin Gh̊azāl were items designated "white ware," collected during the first season. X-ray fluorescence analysis of these wares showed them to be made primarily of limestone, with a little quartz, rather than of plaster. The samples from ʿAin Gh̊azāl are discussed in comparison with objects from the surrounding area, in terms of composition, manufacturing technique, and decoration.
Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research © 1986 The American Schools of Oriental Research