Local pottery from Apollonia 6th1st century BC (Excavations and Research, vol. 44)
Местна керамика от Аполония Понтика, VІІ в. пр. Хр.
Language: Bulgarian with extended summary in English
Category: Pottery


   The aim of the study is to clarify the issues about the commencement of the local pottery production in Apollonia Pontica (Ἀπολλωνία Ποντική), to present main shapes during 6th1st century BC, to trace their development and to establish a precise typology and chronology of the vessels.


Table of contents


Part I. History and state of Apollonian local pottery

1. Overview of the sites and the researches of the local pottery

2. Classification and chronology of the pottery from Apollonia

Part II. Pottery production in Apollonia

1. Technological characteristics of the local pottery

1.1. Production’s technique and clay’s purity

1.2. Color of clay

1.3. Decoration

2. Kilns

3. Stamped vessels

4. Chemical analyses

5. Statistics

Part III. Shape study

1. Tableware

1.1. Vessels for wine and water

1.1.1. Kraters

1.1.2. Oinochoai

1.1.3. Jugs

1.1.4. Lagynos

1.1.5. Olpe

1.1.6. Table amphorae

1.1.7. Pelikai

1.1.8. Hydria

1.1.9. Kantharoi

1.1.10. Skyphoi

1.1.11. Cups

1.1.12. Mugs

1.2. Bowls

1.3. Plates and fish plates

2. Oil and perfume vessels

2.1. Lekythos

2.2. Askoi

2.3. Amphoriskos

2.4. Alabastron

2.5. Unguentaria

3. Pouring vessels for unknown liquids

3.1. Strainers

3.2. Feeders

4. Covered toilet vessels

4.1. Pyxides

4.2. Lekanides

5. Kitchen ware

5.1. Lekanai

5.2. Mortars

5.3. Vessels for grinding wheat

5.4. Chytra

5.5. Lopas

5.6. Lopadion

6. Storage vessels

6.1. “Storage-bins”

6.2. Pithoi

7. Varia

7.1. Pithamphoriskoi

7.2. Medicine bottle

7.3. Lamps

7.4. Candle stand

7.5. Loom weights





Publisher National institute of archaeology with museum (Bulgarian academy of sciences)
Language Bulgarian with a summary in English
Pages 264
Illustrations b/w and color figures
Binding paperback
ISBN 978-954-9472-89-9
ISSN 0205-0722
Creation date 2020
Size 21 х 29 cm

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