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The homepage links to Arabic-, English-, and French-language versions of the site.The collection link provides access to the image database, an explanatory text on ceramic dating and periodization, and a search function. The link to ceramic styles provides an inadequate explanation of dating techniques, as well as a basic description of the characteristics of ceramics from the following periods of Islamic history: Umayyad (8th century), Fatimid (10th-12th centuries), Ayyubid (13th century), Mamluk (14th-16th centuries), and Ottoman (or Turkish, 16th-19th centuries).The image database contains thumbnail images of all 302 ceramic pieces, with basic information on each piece’s place of origin, date, historic period, type, technique, and dimensions. Sadly the explanations provided for the specific styles of these periods are poorly written and aimed at specialists.A few things can be gleaned from the explanations, however: (1) Metallic glazing and the use of minerals in the firing process from the 9th century produced a type of lusterware that was unique and technologically advanced.
If this CO2 was the original CO2, then the shell carbon content is not affected.
More details can be found on the Sample Retention and Return of Excess Materials page.
The following are listed in order of Beta Analytic’s preference:1- Date the charred food residue found on the interior surfaces The lab prefers to date the burned food residue extracted from the interior surfaces of a sherd as this offers the best chance of a date that will be representative of the last time of usage.
In general the burned food residue has to be a patina that can be removed in small bits or chunks rather than a sooty powder.
When the residue is so thin that only a sooty powder can be removed, it is difficult (if not impossible) to perform an alkali treatment to remove humic acids that may have come in contact with the material from overlying sediments or surface or ground water interactions.2- Date the bulk sherd organics comprised of the organics in the clay that survived the firing and absorbed organics from food or liquid storage For sherds that do not have any burned food residue extractable from the interior of the vessel, the next best thing is to date the “bulk sherd organics,” which are the total organic materials from the clay or tempering agents, anything the pot may have been used to hold during its usage, and any organic substances that have come into contact with the sherd since burial.