Year 2019, Volume 19, Issue 1, Pages 193 - 202 2019-05-28

Investigation of Ring Burnished Pottery Samples from Tilbaşar Mound (Gaziantep, Turkey) Using Multiple Analysis Techniques

Murat Bayazit [1] , Osman Ekinci [2]

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In the present study, representative samples of ring burnished ceramic findings belonging to the Early Bronze Age (from Tilbaşar Mound, Gaziantep, Turkey) were archaeometrically investigated by means of multiple analysis methods covering X-ray diffraction, scanning electron microscopy together with energy dispersive X-ray spectrometry, optical microscopy and thermogravimetric-differential thermal analysis. Additionally, the colors of the potsherds were determined by chromametric analysis. The main aim of the research was to elucidate the raw material content (minerals, additional materials, if exist, etc.) and production features of the findings by means of chemical, mineralogical and microscopic techniques, as mentioned. The results indicated that the samples comprise carbonates suggesting use of calcareous clay batches which likely refer to a regional production (when the geological features of the area covering the mound are considered). The mineral/phase content of the samples showed that the firing temperature range varied between 700-900oC which could be attributed to a relatively simple firing technique (i.e. pit firing). This prediction was also approved by the low vitrification degree (even none for some of the samples) observed through the SEM images, and by TG-DTA curves which did not show any evident mass and/or enthalpy changes above 900-1000oC, respectively. The whole data obtained in the study brought the thought that the ring burnished potteries have presumably been produced using simple techniques in terms of raw material preparation and firing technology. 
Archaeometry, Ring Burnished Pottery, Early Bronze Age, Characterization
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Primary Language en
Subjects Engineering
Journal Section Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0003-1453-249X
Author: Murat Bayazit (Primary Author)
Institution: Batman Üniversitesi, Batman, Türkiye
Country: Turkey


Author: Osman Ekinci
Country: Turkey


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APA Bayazit, M , Ekinci, O . (2019). Investigation of Ring Burnished Pottery Samples from Tilbaşar Mound (Gaziantep, Turkey) Using Multiple Analysis Techniques. Afyon Kocatepe Üniversitesi Fen Ve Mühendislik Bilimleri Dergisi, 19 (1), 193-202. Retrieved from http://dergipark.org.tr/akufemubid/issue/45488/410495
MLA Bayazit, M , Ekinci, O . "Investigation of Ring Burnished Pottery Samples from Tilbaşar Mound (Gaziantep, Turkey) Using Multiple Analysis Techniques". Afyon Kocatepe Üniversitesi Fen Ve Mühendislik Bilimleri Dergisi 19 (2019): 193-202 <http://dergipark.org.tr/akufemubid/issue/45488/410495>
Chicago Bayazit, M , Ekinci, O . "Investigation of Ring Burnished Pottery Samples from Tilbaşar Mound (Gaziantep, Turkey) Using Multiple Analysis Techniques". Afyon Kocatepe Üniversitesi Fen Ve Mühendislik Bilimleri Dergisi 19 (2019): 193-202
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ISNAD Bayazit, Murat , Ekinci, Osman . "Investigation of Ring Burnished Pottery Samples from Tilbaşar Mound (Gaziantep, Turkey) Using Multiple Analysis Techniques". Afyon Kocatepe Üniversitesi Fen Ve Mühendislik Bilimleri Dergisi 19 / 1 (May 2019): 193-202.