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Ancient Egypt is too large a subject to try and encompass it all on one page of listings. While there may be some overlap, the other pages listed above may be of help filling in additional details to material found here.




Ancient Egyptian Ceramics __ "Pottery in ancient Egypt stretches as far back as the Predynastic periods. Indeed, some of the finest examples of ancient Egyptian pottery predate the pyramids."  A brief but concise overview of ancient Egyptian ceramics. - illustrated - From mummyswrap.com - http://mummyswrap.com/2010/08/04/ancient-egyptian-ceramics/

Ancient Egyptian Ceramics __ A general look at Egyptian ceramics though the examples shown seem to be modern reproductions. - illustrated - From ancientegyptianfacts.com - http://www.ancientegyptianfacts.com/ancient-egyptian-ceramics.html

Ancient Egyptian Faience __ "Over a thousand years before glass was first created, people in the Nile River valley created a beautiful material called faience." A good overview and resources. - illustrated - From squidoo.com - http://www.squidoo.com/faience

ancient egyptian faience __ A commercial gallery of ancient Egyptian faience.  Pieces are offered for sale or have already been sold but a great way to view a variety of examples. - illustrated - From ancienttouch.com - http://www.ancienttouch.com/egyptian_faience.htm

Ancient Egyptian Pottery __Good general overview of Egyptian pottery. - illustrated - From reshafim.org.il - http://www.reshafim.org.il/ad/egypt/pottery/index.html

Ancient Egyptian Pottery __ You will find general information about ancient Egyptian pottery such as materials and glazing. - illustrated - From aldokkan.com - http://www.aldokkan.com/art/pottery.htm

Ancient Egyptian Pottery __ "The Egyptians made two kinds of pottery--the one, ordinary soft pottery; the other, a coarse, gritty compound, loose in its character and lacking cohesion, sandy, easily crumbled, very white, but always covered with a strong glaze or enamel." - illustrated - From 2020site.org - http://www.2020site.org/egypt/index.html

Ancient Egyptian Pottery - Ancient Egyptian Pottery and Ceramics __ A gallery of ancient Egyptian pottery and ceramics. - illustrated - From about.com - http://pottery.about.com/od/glazesurfaces/ig/Ancient-Egyptian-Pottery/

Ancient Egyptian Pottery,Ancient Egypt Pottery __ "There is an international classification system for classifying Egyptian pottery known as the Vienna System. Egyptian pottery may be divided into two categories; Nile silt ware and the whitish marl."  Learn about the classifications and a bit of Rgyptian pottery history. - illustrated - From ancientegyptianfacts.com - http://www.ancientegyptianfacts.com/ancient-egyptian-pottery.html

Ancient Egyptian Pottery and History __ A general look at Egyptian pottery. - From ezinearticles.com - http://ezinearticles.com/?Ancient-Egyptian-Pottery-and-History&id=981796

Ancient Egyptian Pottery: pottery types from ancient Egypt __ A general look at Egyptian pottery  Use the links on the left for a good tour of Egyptian pottery from history to images. - illustrated -From galleryfenoun.com - http://galleryfenoun.com/egypt/pottery_types.html 

Category:Ancient Egyptian pottery __ Index of articles and images of ancient Egyptian pottery found in Wikimedia.  Scroll below the index to find gallery. - illustrated - From wikimedia.org - http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Ancient_Egyptian_pottery 


Egypt: Egyptian Faience __ No page about Egyptian pottery and ceramics would be complete without information about Egyptian Faience. Faience is a glazed non-clay ceramic material or silica, composed of crushed quartz or sand, with small amounts of lime, and either natron or plant ash. While not pottery, it is still a ceramic. You will find a general overview. - illustrated - From touregypt.net - http://touregypt.net/featurestories/faience.htm

Egyptian faience __ "Faience, like other ceramic materials, but unlike glass or metals, is unsuitable for recycling—even the earliest faience objects like simple beads can survive millennia intact." Brief encyclopedic article. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Egyptian_faience

Egyptian Pottery - Ageless Beauty __ "Whether you appreciate history as much as the next guy or gal or not is not as important as whether or not you appreciate beauty. The ancient Egyptians had beauty down to a science rather than an art when it came to creating beautiful pieces of pottery." Interesting article. - From ezinearticles.com - http://ezinearticles.com/?Egyptian-Pottery-Ageless-Beauty&id=732548

Egyptian Pottery - History for Kids! __ An introduction to ancient Egyptian pottery for the younger set. - illustrated - From historyforkids.org - http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/egypt/art/egyptpottery.htm 

Eternal Egypt - Pottery Containers Used for Holding Liquids __ Whether containing liquids, or not, an overview of the history and evolution of Egyptian ceramics. - From eternalegypt.org - http://www.eternalegypt.org/EternalEgyptWebsiteWeb/HomeServlet?ee_website_action_key=action.display.module&module_id=308&language_id=1&story_id=52 

The Pottery of Ancient Egypt __ "Pottery was produced by the ancient Egyptians from early a very early period. It represents an important record and source of analysis for understanding vary archaic periods, but until relatively recently, Dynastic period pottery was of less interest to Egyptologists." - illustrated - From InterCity Oz, Inc. - http://www.touregypt.net/featurestories/pottery.htm

Pottery in Egypt __ Excellent galleries of Egyptian pottery from pre-history into the Islamic Period. Many click-to-enlarge images. - From University College London - http://www.digitalegypt.ucl.ac.uk/pottery/index.html

TOWARDS AN AMS RADIOCARBON CHRONOLOGY OF PREDYNASTIC EGYPTIAN CERAMICS __ Gee, I wish they wouldn't shout like that.  But here is an important and detailed paper about the dating of Predynastic Egyptian pottery.  A PDF file - illustrated - From asu.edu / Stephen H Savage - http://gaialab.asu.edu/Jordan/PDFs/Savage%202001%20Radiocarbon.pdf

Vienna System __ "The Vienna System refers to a widely-accepted and influential schema of visual classification for Ancient Egyptian Pottery" A smattering of information and links to related topics. - From archaeowiki.org - http://www.archaeowiki.org/Vienna_System 



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