Old Kingdom Pottery from Giza
This publication discusses the pottery that was discovered by Zahi Hawass‚€™s excavations at Giza, including the Cemetery of the Pyramid Builders, the Western Cemetery, and the settlement beneath the modern suburb of Nazlet el-Samman. It is a comprehensive study of Old Kingdom pottery that includes a typology for these recent finds, as well as discussing the interrelationship between pottery from cemetery and settlement contexts.
New Excavations in the Western Cemetery
The Greater Cairo Waste Water Project and Salvage Archaeology
Ceramic Typological Study
Old Kingdom Pottery Fabric Classification
B2 in brown B2 in red base bent-sided black core body sherds bottomed brown color brown fracture Burnished by red C-XXXII recurved rim coarse conical bread mold dated depth discovered examples excavations F-XXV Fabric Fifth Dynasty flaring flat flat-bottomed bowl fracture Burnished fracture Plain fracture with black Giza group B2 Hawass inner jar beer jar light brown light red color Lower Cemetery Marl medium Nazlet el-Samman neck Nile B2 Nile E group Nile E subgroup Nile silt B2 offering jar beer Old Kingdom outward rolled rim Petrie pottery probably Project Pyramid Builders quantity recurved rim bowl red fracture reddish-brown Reisner rim Nile Rim of round-bottomed rim Rim Rim sherd round round-bottomed bowl sand scale settlement shaft Sixth spout stand storage jar subgroup B2 surfaces are burnished Table tomb traditional offering jar type A1 Variation vessel ware Western Cemetery Wet smoothed