Volume 19, Issue 3 (2012)                   IQBQ 2012, 19(3): 95-109 | Back to browse issues page

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Neyestani J, Hatamian M J, Sedighian H. Does Sultān Abād Pottery Really Produced in Sultān Abād?. IQBQ. 19 (3) :95-109
URL: http://eijh.modares.ac.ir/article-27-11226-en.html
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Undoubtedly, pottery is among the most important information types that can help understand societies and cultures better. Despite introducing pottery known as Sultān Abād and its classification over the last few decades, very limited information has been published so far on the origin of its type and about archeological sites containing them. The main reason for this seems to be that containers could not be found in archeological excavations, and most of these potteries were obtained through illegal excavations hence; are part of private collections and museums. Consequently, our understanding on their origin, extent and distribution is very limited. In the current study, we attempt to present a brief introduction about the technical and decorative features of this pottery type, its construction origin, historical background and the likely place or places of its production. Then, based on information from recent archaeological excavations and surveys, this pottery type is described and explained.
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Received: 2012/10/25 | Accepted: 2012/12/26 | Published: 2013/05/21

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