Eastern desert ware : traces of the inhabitants of the eastern desert in Egypt and Sudan during the 4th-6th centuries CE

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Egypt and Sudan during the 4th-6th centuries CE

Barnard, H.

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Barnard, H. (2008, June 4). Eastern desert ware : traces of the inhabitants of the eastern desert in Egypt and Sudan during the 4th-6th centuries CE. Retrieved from

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Catalogue of the Eastern Desert Ware Sherds and Vessels in this Study

This catalogue of the 290 sherds and vessels in this study has the following format:

EDW number. Context, date. Weight, average thickness. Munsell colour and treatment of the inside.

Munsell colour and treatment of the outside. Method and direction of the decoration. Rim diameter, percentage preserved (estimated vessel equivalent or radius).

Munsell colour of the break, fabric. Classification of form and lay-out (prevalent motif). Remarks. Possible parallels.

EDW 1: Berenike, BE98-21, late Roman trash dump, 5th c. CE. Weight 80 g. Average thickness 5.4 mm.

Inside 5YR 4/3, compacted, smoothed. Outside 5YR 4/2, burnished. Decoration impressed, punctuated with chisel (working left to right). Rim diameter 12 cm. (18%

preserved). Break 2.5YR 2.5/1, fabric EDW-1. Form and lay-out H 2a, D 3 (horizontal bands, round brackets).

Possible parallel EDW 8 (Berenike).

EDW 2: Berenike, BE00-39 [003], Christian ecclesiastic complex, 5th c. CE. Weight 22 g. Average thickness 5.5 mm. Inside 10R 3/1. Outside 2.5YR 5/1.

Decoration impressed, incised with chisel (direction unknown). Rim diameter 9 cm. (10% preserved). Break 2.5YR 5/1, fabric EDW-2. Form and lay-out H 1c, D 7 (rhomboids). Surfaces very worn, treatment and original colour uncertain.

EDW 3: Berenike, BE98-21, late Roman trash dump, 5th c. CE. Weight 15 g. Average thickness 4.7 mm.

Inside 2.5YR 4/4, burnished. Outside 2.5YR 4/4, burnished. Decoration coloured and incised with triangular tool (direction unknown). Rim diameter 8 cm.

(8% preserved). Break 2.5YR 4/4, fabric EDW-1. Form and lay-out H 1b, D 6 (lines).

EDW 4: Berenike, BE98-21, late Roman trash dump, 5th c. CE. Weight 150 g. Average thickness 7.1 mm.

Inside 2.5YR 4/3, smoothed. Outside 2.5YR 2.5/1, burnt.

Decoration impressed, incised, punctuated with round point (direction unknown). Rim diameter 16 cm. (18%

preserved). Break 2.5YR 5/3, fabric EDW-1. Form and lay-out H 2a, D 3 (X-motif). Possible parallel from Bir Abraq (Karim Sadr 1994, p. 9, Fig. 3).

EDW 5: Berenike, BE98-21, late Roman trash dump, 5th c. CE. Weight 25 g. Average diameter 6.9 mm.

Inside 10YR 3/1, untreated. Outside 10YR 3/1, burnt.

Decoration incised with chisel (working left to right).

Rim diameter 18 cm. (15% preserved). Break 10YR 3/1, the fabric of this vessel suggests that this is possibly not Eastern Desert Ware but an import (Pamela J. Rose).

Form and lay-out H 3, D 2 (running dog).

EDW 6: Berenike, BE98-21, late Roman trash dump,

5th c. CE. Weight 35 g. Average thickness 5.6 mm.

Inside 5YR 5/4, compacted, smoothed. Outside 7.5YR 4/2, burnished, smoothed. Decoration plastic and incised with triangular tool (direction unknown). Rim diameter 17 cm. (15% preserved). Break 2.5YR 5/6, fabric EDW- 1. Form and lay-out H 2b, D 3 (triangles). Indented rim.

Possible parallel EDW 22 (Berenike).

EDW 7: Berenike, BE98-21, late Roman trash dump, 5th c. CE. Weight 25 g. Average thickness 4.9 mm.

Inside 10YR 4/2, burnished, burnt. Outside 10YR 3/3, burnished, burnt. Decoration impressed, incised with chisel and filled in (direction unknown). Rim diameter 12 cm. (5% preserved). Break 10YR 4/1, fabric EDW-2.

Form and lay-out H 1a, D 3 (lines). Possible parallels Beit al-Wali B73h (Ricke 1967, p. 62, Abb. 74) and EDW 58 (Berenike).

EDW 8: Berenike, BE98-21, late Roman trash dump, 5th c. CE. Weight 25 g. Average thickness 4.6 mm.

Inside 5YR 4/2, burnished, compacted. Outside 2.5YR 3/2, burnt. Decoration impressed with triangular tool (working left to right). Rim diameter 14 cm. (16%

preserved). Break 5YR 4/1, fabric EDW-1. Form and lay-out H 2a, D 3 (round brackets). Possible parallel EDW 1 (Berenike).

EDW 9: Berenike, BE98-21, late Roman trash dump, 5th c. CE. Weight 22 g. Average thickness 5.2 mm.

Inside 2.5YR 3/2, compacted, smoothed. Outside 2.5YR 2.5/1, burnished, burnt. Decoration plastic and impressed, punctuated with chisel, round point (direction unknown). Rim diameter 16 cm. (5% preserved). Break 2.5YR 5/1, fabric EDW-1. Form and lay-out H 3, D 2 (round brackets). Possible parallel from Bir Abraq (Karim Sadr 1994, p. 9, Fig. 3).

EDW 10: Berenike, BE98-21, late Roman trash dump, 5th c. CE. Weight 120 g. Average thickness 4.4 mm.

Inside 7.5YR 3/1, burnished. Outside 2.5YR 4/2, burnished. Decoration coloured, incised, punctuated with round point, filled in (direction unknown). Rim diameter 12 cm. (31% preserved). Break 7.5YR 5/1, fabric EDW- 1. Form and lay-out H 1a, D 8 (waves). Possible parallel Gabati T1/42c (Smith 1998, p. 191, Fig. 6.30).

EDW 11: Berenike, BE98-21, late Roman trash dump, 5th c. CE. Weight 14 g. Average thickness 5.4 mm.

Inside 7.5YR 5/4, burnished. Outside 7.5YR 4/4, burnished. Decoration incised with triangular tool (working left to right). Rim diameter 19 cm. (8%

preserved). Break 7.5YR 5/1, fabric EDW-1. Form and lay-out H 2b, D 3 (running dog, triangles).

EDW 12: Berenike, BE98-21, late Roman trash dump, 5th c. CE. Weight 12 g. Average thickness 3.1 mm.

Inside 10YR 2/1, burnished. Outside 10YR 2/1, burnished, smoothed. Decoration plastic and impressed

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with round point, filled in (direction unknown). Rim diameter 10 cm. (17% preserved). Break 10YR 5/2, fabric EDW-1. Form and lay-out H 1a, D 6 (running dog). Possible parallel Kalabsha P 1394a (Strouhal 1984, p. 161, Fig. 128).

EDW 13: Berenike, BE99-10 [365]; [370]; [378], centre of town, 1st-2nd c. CE. Weight 180 g. Average thickness 5.1 mm. Inside 10R 5/8, burnished. Outside 10R 4/8, burnished, red slip. Decoration impressed, incised with triangular tool (working left to right). Rim diameter 15 cm. (20% preserved).Break 2.5YR 5/2, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 3, D 3 (lines, triangles). Carefully squared rim. Red slip spills over on inside rim. Possible parallel EDW 18 (Berenike)..

EDW 14: Berenike, BE99-10 [374]; [395]; [396], centre of town, 4th-5th c. CE. Weight 57 g. Average thickness 5.1 mm. Inside 10R 5/6, burnished. Outside 10R 5/6, red slip. Decoration impressed, incised with chisel, filled in (working left to right). Rim diameter 10 cm. (35% preserved). Break 10R 5/6, fabric unclassified.

Form and lay-out H 1a, D 2 (zigzag). Carefully squared rim. Red slip spills over on inside rim.

EDW 15: Berenike. BE99-10 [365]; [378], centre of town, 1st-2nd c. CE. Weight 45 g. Average thickness 4.2 mm. Inside 7.5YR 5/4, smoothed. Outside 2.5YR 5/8, burnished, red slip. Rim diameter 16 cm. (16%

preserved). Break 5YR 3/2, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 2b, unusual type without decoration but with four pair of 'lug-handles' instead. Carefully squared rim. Red slip spills over on inside rim. Possible parallels Wadi Qitna P 834 (Strouhal 1984, p. 163, Fig. 129), Hitan Rayan 51 (Sidebotham et al. 2002, p. 24, Fig.

20/51), EDW 59 (Berenike), EDW 131 (Tabot) and EDW 139 (Tabot).

EDW 16: Berenike, BE99-10 [374], centre of town, 4th-5th c. CE. Weight 50 g. Average thickness 4.8 mm.

Inside 5YR 5/4, burnished. Outside 5YR 5/8, burnished, red slip. Decoration impressed with triangular tool (working left to right). Rim diameter 17 cm. (17%

preserved. Break 5YR 5/3, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 2a, D 5 (waves). May be from the same vessel as EDW 19. Carefully squared rim. Red slip spills over on inside rim.

EDW 17: Berenike, BE99-10 [374] & [ct] pb#735 &

763, centre of town, 4th-5th c. CE. Weight 100 g.

Average thickness 5.0 mm. Inside 2.5YR 5/8, smoothed.

Outside 2.5YR 5/6, red slip. Decoration impressed with chisel (direction unknown). Rim diameter 11 cm. (45%

preserved). Break 2.5YR 5/1, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 7, D 3 (zigzag, waves).

EDW 18: Berenike, BE99-10 [374]; [396], centre of town, 3rd-4th c. CE. Weight 75 g. Average thickness 5.9 mm. Inside 10R 5/6, smoothed. Outside 10R 4/8, burnished, red slip. Decoration impressed with chisel, filled in (direction unknown). Rim diameter 18 cm. (11%

preserved). Break 10R 6/6, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 3, D 3 (waves, zigzag). Red slip spills over on inside rim. Possible parallel EDW 13 (Berenike).

EDW 19: Berenike, BE99-10 [345], centre of town, late 2nd c. CE. Weight 125 g. Average thickness 5.4 mm. Inside 10R 5/6, smoothed. Outside 10R 4/6, red slip. Decoration impressed, incised with chisel (direction unknown). Rim diameter 17 cm. (20% preserved). Break 10R 6/6, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 2a, D 5 (triangles, waves). May be from the same vessel as EDW 16. Carefully squared rim. Red slip spills over on inside rim.

EDW 20: Berenike, BE99-10 [393], centre of town, 1st c. BC-1st c. CE(but possibly intrusive). Inside burnished. Outside burnished and red slipped.

Decoration incised and coloured. Form and lay-out H 1b, D 6 (lines). This sherd was misplaced and lost for further investigation. Possible parallel EDW 48 (Berenike).

EDW 21: Berenike, BE98-21, late Roman trash dump, 5th c. CE. Weight 18 g. Average thickness 7.8 mm.

Inside 7.5YR 4/2, burnished. Outside 7.5YR 4/2, untreated. Decoration incised, punctuated with round point (direction unknown). Rim diameter 21 cm. (5%

preserved). Break 7.5YR 5/3, fabric unclassified and possibly not Eastern Desert Ware but an import. Form and lay-out H 2b, D 2 (lines, running dog).

EDW 22: Berenike, BE98-21, late Roman trash dump, 5th c. CE. Weight 24 g. Average thickness 7.3 mm.

Inside 2.5YR 4/3, smoothed. Outside 10R 4/6, red slip.

Decoration impressed, incised with chisel (direction unknown). Rim diameter 12 cm. (3% preserved). Break 2.5YR 4/3, fabric EDW-1. Form and lay-out H 2a, D 3 (rhomboids). Indented rim. Possible parallel EDW 6 (Berenike).

EDW 23: Berenike, BE98-21, late Roman trash dump, 5th c. CE. Weight 20 g. Average thickness 6.9 mm.

Inside 2.5YR 6/6, smoothed. Outside 10YR 6/3, burnt.

Decoration impressed, incised with round point (direction unknown). Rim diameter 15 cm. (10%

preserved). Break 2.5YR 4/6, fabric EDW-1. Form and lay-out H 2a, D 2 (lines). Possible parallel Qaria Mustafa 'Amr Gama'a 70 (Sidebotham et al. 2002, p. 30, Fig.

23/70).

EDW 24: Berenike, BE98-21, late Roman trash dump, 5th c. CE. Weight 11 g. Average thickness 4.8 mm.

Inside 2.5YR 5/4, smoothed. Outside 2.5YR 5/6, burnished, red slip. Decoration coloured, incised with triangular tool, filled in (direction unknown). Rim diameter 8 cm. (10% preserved). Break 2.5YR 4/1, fabric EDW-1. Form and lay-out H 2a, D 3 (waves).

EDW 25: Berenike, BE98-21, late Roman trash dump, 5th c. CE. Weight 21 g. Average thickness 7.5 mm.

Inside 10R 2.5/1. Outside 10R 2.5/1. Decoration impressed, punctuated with triangular tool (direction unknown). Rim diameter 20 cm. (5% preserved). Break 10R 3/1, fabric EDW-1. Form and lay-out H 2a, D 2.

Surfaces very worn, treatment and original colour uncertain.

EDW 26: Berenike, BE98-21, late Roman trash dump, 5th c. CE. Weight 17 g. Average thickness 5.8 mm.

Inside 7.5R 3/1. Outside 7.5R 2.5/1. Decoration plastic

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and impressed with chisel, filled in (direction unknown).

Rim diameter 11 cm. (8% preserved). Break 7.5R 2.5/1, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 3, D 2 (running dog).

EDW 27: Berenike, BE00-38 [017], house/work-shop in the centre of town, 5th-6th c. CE. Weight 9 g.

Average thickness 7.3 mm. Inside wiped. Outside mottled. Rim diameter 18 cm. (6% preserved). Fabric EDW-1. Form and lay-out H 2a, undecorated, may not be EDW.

EDW 28: Berenike, BE01-41 [027], house/work-shop in the centre of town, 5th-6th c. CE. Weight 14 g.

Average thickness 6.8 mm. Inside wiped. Outside smoothed and burnt. Rim diameter 16 cm. (4%

preserved). Fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 2a, undecorated, may not be EDW.

EDW 29: Berenike, BE98-21, late Roman trash dump, 5th c. CE. Weight 9 g. Average thickness 4.9 mm. Inside 10R 4/6, red slip. Outside 10R 4/4, red slip. decoration impressed, punctuated with triangular tool, filled in (direction unknown). Rim diameter 9 cm. (9%

preserved). Break 10R 2.5/1, fabric EDW-2. Form and lay-out H 1a, D 6 (lines, triangles).

EDW 30: Berenike, BE98-21, late Roman trash dump, 5th c. CE. Weight 16 g. Average thickness 5.6 mm.

Inside 10R 2.5/1, burnished. Outside 10R 4/4, burnished, red slip. Decoration incised with triangular tool, filled in (direction unknown). Rim diameter 16 cm. (9%

preserved). Break 10R 4/6, fabric EDW-1. Form and lay- out H 9, D 6 (lines, X-motif).

EDW 31: Berenike, BE98-10 [159]; [166]; [196], centre of town. Inside smoothed. Outside smoothed.

Decoration incised. Form and lay-out H 3, D 2 (grille).

This sherd was misplaced and lost for further investigation.

EDW 32: Wadi Gamal North (Kab Marfu'a), desert settlement in Mons Smaragdus area, 1st-4th c. CE.

Weight 8 g. Average thickness 4.7 mm. Inside 7.5R 4/6, burnished. Outside 7.5R 5/4, burnished. Decoration incised with chisel (direction unknown). Rim diameter 17 cm. (5% preserved). Break 7.5R 2.5/1, fabric EDW-2.

Form and lay-out H 2d, D 2 (running dog).

EDW 33: Wadi Gamal North (Kab Marfu'a), desert settlement in Mons Smaragdus area, 1st-4th c. CE.

Weight 12 g. Average thickness 7.5 mm. Inside 5YR 5/6, smoothed. Outside 5YR 6/4, burnished. Decoration incised with triangular tool (direction unknown). Rim diameter 19 cm. (5% preserved). Break 5YR 5/6, fabric EDW-1. Form and lay-out H 2b, D 2 (grille). Possible parallels EDW 35 (Kab Marfu'a), EDW 39 (Kab Marfu'a), EDW 155 (Tabot), EDW 240 (Wadi Sikait) and possibly also Bir Abraq (Karim Sadr 1994, p. 9, Fig.

3).

EDW 34: Wadi Gamal North (Kab Marfu'a), desert settlement in Mons Smaragdus area, 1st-4th c. CE.

Weight 19 g. Average thickness 5.5 mm. Inside 10R 5/6, burnished. Outside 10R 5/4, burnished. Decoration impressed, incised with knife, triangular tool (direction

unknown). Rim diameter 19 cm. (7% preserved). Break 10R 5/4, fabric EDW-1. Form and lay-out H 3, D 7 (grille, rhomboids). Possible parallel EDW 49 (Berenike).

EDW 35: Wadi Gamal North (Kab Marfu'a), desert settlement in Mons Smaragdus area, 1st-4th c. CE.

Weight 10 g. Average thickness 6.1 mm. Inside burnished. Outside smoothed. Decoration incised with triangular tool (direction unknown). Rim diameter 18 cm. (6% preserved). Fabric EDW-1. Form and lay-out H 2a, D 2 (grille). Carefully squared rim. Possible parallels EDW 33 (Kab Marfu'a), EDW 39 (Kab Marfu'a), EDW 155 (Tabot), EDW 240 (Wadi Sikait) and possibly also Bir Abraq (Karim Sadr 1994, p. 9, Fig. 3).

EDW 36: Wadi Gamal North (Kab Marfu'a), desert settlement in Mons Smaragdus area, 1st-4th c. CE.

Weight 11 g. Average thickness 5.9 mm. Inside 7.5YR 6/6, burnished. Outside 7.5YR 6/6, burnished.

Decoration incised with chisel (direction unknown). Rim diameter 20 cm. (4% preserved). Break 7.5YR 6/4, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 2c, D 2 (lines).

EDW 37: Wadi Gamal North (Kab Marfu'a), desert settlement in Mons Smaragdus area, 1st-4th c. CE.

Weight 11 g. Average thickness 5.4 mm. Inside 5YR 5/6, smoothed. Outside 2.5YR 4/6, smoothed.

Decoration impressed with chisel (working left to right).

Rim diameter 16 cm. (8% preserved). Break 5YR 4/1, fabric EDW-2. Form and lay-out H 2b, D 2 (waves).

Carefully squared rim. Possible parallels BE95-1 [080]

(Hayes 1996, p. 174, Fig 6-19/5) and EDW 150 (Tabot).

EDW 38: Wadi Gamal North (Kab Marfu'a), desert settlement in Mons Smaragdus area, 1st-4th c. CE.

Weight 6 g. Average thickness 4.4 mm. Inside 10R 5/6, burnished. Outside 10R 5/6, burnished. Decoration plastic and incised with chisel (direction unknown). Rim diameter 13 cm. (9% preserved). Break 10R 3/1, fabric EDW-2. Form and lay-out H 1c, D 3 (spirals).

EDW 39: Wadi Gamal North (Kab Marfu'a), desert settlement in Mons Smaragdus area, 1st-4th c. CE.

Weight 15 g. Average thickness 6.4 mm. Inside 10R 2.5/1, burnt, smoothed. Outside 10R 6/6, smoothed.

Decoration incised with triangular tool (direction unknown). Rim diameter 23 cm. (1% preserved). Break 2.5YR 6/6, fabric EDW-1. Form and lay-out H 2c, D 2 (lines). Possible parallel from Bir Abraq (Karim Sadr 1994, p. 9, Fig. 3).

EDW 40: Wadi Gamal North (Kab Marfu'a), desert settlement in Mons Smaragdus area, 1st-4th c. CE.

Weight 8 g. Average thickness 6.1 mm. Inside 5YR 5/6, smoothed, wiped. Outside 2.5YR 6/6, smoothed.

Decoration plastic and impressed with chisel (direction unknown). Rim diameter 20 cm. (3% preserved). Break 7.5YR 4/1, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 2b, D 0 (lines). Too little remains for certain classification.

EDW 41: Wadi Gamal North (Kab Marfu'a), desert settlement in Mons Smaragdus area, 1st-4th c. CE.

Weight 13 g. Average thickness 5.8 mm. Inside 2.5YR 3/1, smoothed. Outside 2.5YR 4/6, smoothed.

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Decoration impressed, incised with chisel (direction unknown). Break 2.5YR 2.5/1, fabric EDW-2. Form and lay-out H 2d, D 0 (lines). Body sherd, judging by the preserved hole probably from a suspending bowl (H 2d).

EDW 42: Wadi Gamal North (Kab Marfu'a), desert settlement in Mons Smaragdus area, 1st-4th c. CE.

Weight 2 g. Average thickness 3.9 mm. Inside 7.5YR 3/1, burnished, burnt. Outside 10R 4/8, burnished, red slip. Decoration impressed with triangular tool (direction unknown). Break 10YR 4/1, fabric EDW-1. Form and lay-out H 0, D 0 (spirals). Body sherd, too little remains for certain classification.

EDW 43: Wadi Gamal North (Kab Marfu'a), desert settlement in Mons Smaragdus area, 1st-4th c. CE.

Weight 31 g. Average thickness 5.8 mm. Inside 10R 4/6, burnished. Outside 10R 5/8, wiped. Decoration impressed, incised with knife, chisel (direction unknown). Break 10R 6/8, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 0, D 0 (grille, lines). Body sherd, too little remains for certain classification.

EDW 44: Wadi Gamal North (Kab Marfu'a), desert settlement in Mons Smaragdus area, 1st-4th c. CE.

Weight 17 g. Average thickness 4.8 mm. Inside 10R 6/6, wiped. Outside 10R 5/6, burnished. Decoration incised with triangular tool (direction unknown). Break 10R 4/1, silt. Form and lay-out H 0, D 8 (sun-motif). Surfaces very worn, treatment and original colour uncertain.

Possible parallel EDW 196 (Wadi Qitna).

EDW 45: Wadi Gamal North (Kab Marfu'a), desert settlement in Mons Smaragdus area, 1st-4th c. CE.

Weight 13 g. Average thickness 5.3 mm. Inside 7.5YR 6/4, wiped. Outside 2.5YR 5/6, burnished. Decoration incised with triangular tool (direction unknown). Break 5YR 6/1, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 0, D 0 (triangles). Body sherd, too little remains for certain classification.

EDW 46: Berenike, BE97-10 [090], centre of town.

Weight 16 g. Colour and treatment 10R 5/6, burnished, red slip. Decoration punctuated with round point (direction unknown). Break 10R 2.5/1, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 10, D 10. Handle (54.6 mm. long, diameter 19.5 mm.), may not be EDW.

EDW 47: Berenike, BE00-10 [444], centre of town.

Weight 27 g. Average thickness 5.9 mm. Inside 5YR 2.5/1, burnished, burnt. Outside 5YR 5/6, burnished, red slip. Decoration impressed, incised with triangular tool (direction unknown). Break 10YR 4/1, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 0, D 8 (lines). Two atypical body sherds with unusual decoration, may not be EDW. Possible parallel BE97-13 [004]; [005]

(Tomber 1999, p. 152, Fig. 5-15/75).

EDW 48: Berenike, BE01-41 [062], house/work-shop in the centre of town, late 4th c. CE. Weight 19 g.

Average thickness 3.9 mm. Inside 2.5YR 4/2, smoothed.

Outside 2.5YR 4/6, burnished, red slip, smoothed.

Decoration coloured and incised with chisel, filled in (direction unknown). Rim diameter 10 cm. (22%

preserved). Break 2.5YR 2.5/1, fabric EDW-2. Form and

lay-out H 1c, D 6 (lines). Red slip spills over on inside rim. Possible parallels BE94/95-1 [cbe] pb# 115 (Hayes 1996, p. 166, Fig. 6-15/2), EDW 20 (Berenike) and possible also Gabati T1/42c (Smith 1998, p. 191, Fig.

6.30).

EDW 49: Berenike, BE98-21, late Roman trash dump, 5th c. CE. Weight 25 g. Average thickness 5.7 mm.

Inside 7.5YR 3/1, compacted. Outside 2.5YR 4/2, smoothed. Decoration coloured and incised, punctuated with triangular tool, filled in (working left to right). Rim diameter 10 cm. (15% preserved). Break 2.5YR 4/3, fabric EDW-1. Form and lay-out H 3, D 7 (lines, rhomboids). Possible parallel EDW 34 (Kab Marfu'a).

EDW 50: Berenike, BE00-37 [008], house/work-shop in the centre of town, 5th c. CE. Weight 12 g. Average thickness 3.9 mm. Inside 7.5YR 3/1, smoothed. Outside 10R 4/3, smoothed. Decoration incised with chisel (direction unknown). Rim diameter 7 cm. (25%

preserved). Break 10YR 5/4, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 1c, D 0 (lines). Base of a cylindrical cup, diameter 7 cm.

EDW 51: Berenike, BE00-37 [028], house/work-shop in the centre of town, 5th-6th c. CE. Weight 34 g.

Average thickness 6.3 mm. Inside 10R 2.5/1, smoothed.

Outside 10R 4/6, burnished, mottled, red slip.

Decoration impressed incised with chisel, filled in (direction unknown). Rim diameter 25 cm. (4%

preserved). Break 10R 4/2, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 3, D 0 (waves).

EDW 52: Berenike, BE00-37 [cb] pb#028, house/work-shop in the centre of town, 5th c. CE.

Weight 11 g. Average thickness 5.8 mm. Inside 2.5YR 4/3, burnished. Outside 7.5YR 4/2, burnished, burnt.

Decoration incised with triangular tool (direction unknown). Rim diameter 17 cm. (5% preserved). Break 5YR 5/4, fabric EDW-1. Form and lay-out H 2b, D 2 (X- motif). Indented rim. Rim towards the top much thicker than the wall of the vessel.

EDW 53: Berenike, BE00-41 [027], house/work-shop in the centre of town, 5th c. CE. Weight 42 g. Average thickness 7.2 mm. Inside 2.5YR 5/4, wiped. Outside 2.5YR 5/4, wiped. Decoration incised with round point (direction unknown). Rim diameter 19 cm. (21%

preserved). Break 2.5YR 4/4, fabric EDW-3 unclassified. Form and lay-out H 9, D 2 (lines). Surfaces micaceous. Outside surface very irregular. Possible parallels Sayala 76.917 (Kromer 1967, p. 96-99, Abb.

31/6), Hitan Rayan 52 (Sidebotham et al. 2002, p. 24, Fig. 20/52) and possibly also Gabati T1/41c (Smith 1998, p. 178, Fig. 6.28).

EDW 54: Berenike, BE00-41 [048], house/work-shop in the centre of town, late 4th c. CE. Weight 24 g.

Average thickness 6.0 mm. Inside 2.5YR 5/6, untreated.

Outside 5YR 5/6, untreated. Decoration impressed with chisel and filled in (direction unknown). Break 2.5YR 5/6, fabric EDW-1. Form and lay-out H 1, D 0 (triangles). Base of a cup, diameter 9 cm. Possible parallel Wadi Qitna P 792 (Strouhal 1984, p. 160, Fig.

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127).

EDW 55: Berenike, BE01-41 [038], house/work-shop in the centre of town, late 4th c. CE. Weight 66 g.

Average thickness 5.4 mm. Inside 2.5YR 4/6, burnt, wiped. Outside 2.5YR 4/2, burnt, wiped. Decoration incised with round point (direction unknown). Rim diameter 13 cm. (19% preserved). Break 5YR 5/4, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 7, D 3 (waves).

EDW 56: Berenike, BE01-41 [048], house/work-shop in the centre of town, late 4th c. CE. Weight 22 g.

Average thickness 6.9 mm. Inside 10R 5/6, smoothed.

Outside 10R 4/4, mottled, red slip, smoothed. Decoration punctuated with triangular tool, filled in (direction unknown). Rim diameter 20 cm (15% preserved). Break 2.5YR 5/4, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 2b, D 6 (lines, running dog).

EDW 57: Berenike, BE00-30 [154], Christian ecclesiastic complex, 5th c. CE. Weight 9 g. Average thickness 5.0 mm. Inside 10R 5/4, smoothed. Outside 10R 5/4, burnished, mottled, red slip. Decoration incised with triangular tool (direction unknown). Rim diameter 13 cm. (8% preserved). Break 10R 6/1, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 2b, D 3 (waves). Red slip spills over on inside rim. Possible parallels BE94/95-1 [bce] pb# 67 (Hayes 1996, p. 166, Fig 6- 15/5), EDW 108 (Tabot), EDW 126 (Tabot), EDW 207 (Wadi Qitna), EDW 210 (Wadi Qitna) and EDW 235 (Wadi Sikait).

EDW 58: Berenike, BE00-37 [026], house/work-shop in the centre of town, 5th c. CE. Weight 44 g. Average thickness 4.1 mm. Inside 2.5YR 2.5/1, burnished.

Outside 10R 5/6, burnished, mottled, red slip.

Decoration coloured and incised, punctuated with triangular tool, filled in (direction unknown). Rim diameter 10 cm. (20% preserved). Break 10R 2.5/1, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 1b, D 3 (lines).

Several sherds of a carrinated cup with possibly both red and black slip. Possible parallel EDW 7 (Berenike).

EDW 59: Berenike, BE98-20 [ct] pb#088, house/work-shop in centre of town. Weight 9 g. Inside 5YR 6/4. Outside 10R 4/6. Break 10R 4/6, fabric EDW- 1. Form and lay-out H 0, D 0. Lug-handle (22.4 x 30.1 mm.) with possibly a very small fragment of the rim of the vessel. Possible parallels Wadi Qitna P 834 (Strouhal 1984, p. 163, Fig. 129), Hitan Rayan 51 (Sidebotham et al. 2002, p. 24, Fig. 20/51), EDW 15 (Berenike), EDW 131 (Tabot) and EDW 139 (Tabot).

EDW 60: Berenike, BE00-37 [026], house/work-shop in the centre of town, 5th c. CE. Weight 88 g. Average thickness 6.4 mm. Inside 10R 5/6, smoothed. Outside 10R 5/4, red slip, smoothed. Decoration impressed, incised with triangular tool (direction unknown). Rim diameter 21 cm. (10% preserved). Break 10R 4/2, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 7, D 3 (triangles, waves). Two, non-joining sherds of the same tubular spouted vessel with multiple pierced spout. Possible parallel EDW 225 (Gebel Zabara).

EDW 61: Berenike, BE98-16 [082], pagan shrine, 4th

c. CE. Weight 63 g. Average thickness 4.6 mm. Inside 2.5YR 5/6, smoothed. Outside 10R 5/6, red slip, smoothed. Decoration incised with round point, filled in (direction unknown). Rim diameter 19 cm. (20%

preserved). Break 2.5YR 5/1, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 2a, D 8 (waves). Red slip spills over on inside rim. Possible parallels Wadi Qitna P 1303a (Strouhal 1984, p. 161, Fig. 128) and EDW 151 (Tabot).

EDW 62: Berenike, BE00-30 [162], Christian ecclesiastic complex, 4th-5th c. CE. Weight 6 g. Average thickness 3.0 mm. Inside 2.5YR 6/6, burnished. Outside 2.5YR 6/6, burnished, mottled. Decoration incised with triangular tool (direction unknown). Rim diameter 23 cm. (5% preserved). Break 2.5YR 4/1, fabric EDW-2.

Form and lay-out H 2a, D 2 (lines). Carefully squared rim.

EDW 63: Berenike, BE98-16 [080], pagan shrine (after abandonment), 4th-5th c. CE. Weight 11 g.

Average thickness 5.2 mm. Inside 5YR 5/6, wiped.

Outside 10R 5/4, red slip, smoothed. Decoration impressed, incised with triangular tool, filled in (working left to right). Rim diameter 19 cm. (5% preserved).

Break 2.5YR 4/1, fabric EDW-1. Form and lay-out H 2b, D 8 (lines). Red slip spills over on inside rim. Possible parallel Sayala 76.917 (Kromer 1967, p. 96-99, Abb.

30/5).

EDW 64: Berenike, BE01-44 [048], house/work-shop in the centre of town, 4th c. CE. Weight 29 g. Average thickness 6.6 mm. Inside wiped. Outside wiped. Rim diameter 21 (12% preserved). Fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 3, undecorated, may not be EDW.

EDW 65: Berenike, BE01-41 [041], house/work-shop in the centre of town, early 5th c. CE. Weight 11 g.

Average thickness 5.5 mm. Inside wiped. Outside smoothed. Rim diameter 12 cm. (7% preserved). Fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 2a, undecorated, may not be EDW.

EDW 66: Berenike, BE01-41 [048], house/work-shop in the centre of town, late 4th c. CE. Weight 16 g.

Average thickness 5.9 mm. Inside wiped. Outside wiped.

Rim diameter 21 cm. (9% preserved). Fabric EDW-1.

Form and lay-out H 2a, undecorated, may not be EDW.

Possible parallel Hitan Rayan 50 (Sidebotham et al.

2002, p. 24, Fig. 20/50).

EDW 67: Marsa Nakari, MN02-07 [008], late Roman deposit in the central part of town, 3rd-6th c. CE. Weight 8 g. Average thickness 3.4 mm. Inside 10R 4/3, smoothed. Outside 2.5YR 4/2, burnished. Decoration punctuated with chisel, filled in (direction unknown).

Break 2.5YR 3/1, fabric EDW-2. Form and lay-out H 0, D 0 (rhomboids). Body sherd, too little remains for certain classification.

EDW 68: Marsa Nakari, MN02-07 [008], late Roman deposit in the central part of town, 3rd-6th c. CE.

Average thickness 4.9 mm. Decoration punctuated with chisel (direction unknown). Break 10R 2.5/1, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 0, D 0 (rhomboids).

Body sherd, too little remains for certain classification.

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Surfaces very worn, treatment and original colour uncertain.

EDW 69: Marsa Nakari, MN02-07 [008], late Roman deposit in the central part of town, 3rd-6th c. CE.

Average thickness 5.9 mm. Decoration impressed with triangular tool (direction unknown). Break 10R 2.5/1 (fabric unclassified). Form and lay-out H 0, D 0 (waves).

Body sherd, too little remains for certain classification.

Surfaces very worn, treatment and original colour uncertain.

EDW 70: Marsa Nakari, MN02-07 [012], late Roman deposit in the central part of town, 3rd-6th c. CE.

Average thickness 6.3 mm. Inside 10R 4/6, wiped.

Outside 2.5YR 5/6, smoothed. Decoration impressed with chisel (direction unknown). Break 2.5YR 3/1, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 0, D 0 (spirals). Body sherd, too little remains for certain classification.

EDW 71: Marsa Nakari, MN02-07 [012], late Roman deposit in the central part of town, 3rd-6th c. CE.

Average thickness 5.3 mm. Inside 10R 4/6, burnished, red slip. Outside 10R 4/6, burnished, red slip. Decoration impressed with chisel (direction unknown). Rim diameter 11 cm. (4% preserved). Break 10R 2.5/1, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 1, D 0 (lines). Possible parallel EDW 248 (Wadi Sikait).

EDW 72: Marsa Nakari, MN02-07 [011], late Roman deposit in the central part of town, 3rd-6th c. CE.

Average thickness 4.9 mm. Inside 2.5YR 5/6, smoothed.

Outside 10R 5/6, burnished. Rim diameter 12 cm. (5%

preserved). Break 2.5YR 2.5/1, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 1, decoration lost. Surfaces very worn, treatment and original colour uncertain.

EDW 73: Marsa Nakari, MN02-07 [011], late Roman deposit in the central part of town, 3rd-6th c. CE.

Average thickness 3.4 mm. Inside 5YR 5/4, burnished.

Outside 5YR 4/3, burnished. Decoration impressed with chisel (direction unknown). Break 5YR 4/1, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 0, D 0 (lines). Body sherd, too little remains for certain classification.

EDW 74: Marsa Nakari, MN02-07 [011], late Roman deposit in the central part of town, 3rd-6th c. CE.

Average thickness 4.6 mm. Decoration incised with round point (direction unknown). Break 10R 2.5/1, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 0, D 0. Body sherd, too little remains for certain classification.

Surfaces very worn, treatment and original colour uncertain.

EDW 75: Marsa Nakari, MN02-07 [011], late Roman deposit in the central part of town, 3rd-6th c. CE. Weight 6 g. Average thickness 3.8 mm. Inside 2.5YR 4/3, burnished, red slip. Outside 2.5YR 4/4, burnished, red slip. Decoration impressed, incised with triangular tool, filled in (direction unknown). Rim diameter 12 cm. (9%

preserved). Break 10YR 3/1, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 1, D 3 (triangles, waves). Red slip spills over on inside rim. Possible parallel Gabati T1/42c (Smith 1998, p. 191, Fig. 6.30).

EDW 76: Wadi Sikait, Graeco-Roman beryl mine

(Mons Smaragdus), 3rd-6th c. CE. Weight 17 g. Average thickness 5.9 mm. Inside 2.5YR 4/3, burnished, mottled.

Outside 10R 4/6, burnished, mottled, red slip.

Decoration incised with triangular tool (direction unknown). Rim diameter 10 cm. (19% preserved). Break 5YR 3/1, fabric EDW-1. Form and lay-out H 1d, D 5 (waves). Possible parallel Gabati T1/42c (Smith 1998, p.

191, Fig. 6.30).

EDW 77: Wadi Sikait, Graeco-Roman beryl mine (Mons Smaragdus), 3rd-6th c. CE. Weight 16 g. Average thickness 6.9 mm. Inside 5YR 4/3. Outside 2.5YR 5/6.

Decoration incised with chisel (direction unknown). Rim diameter 18 cm. (4% preserved). Break 2.5YR 4/1, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 2b, D 3 (waves).

Carefully squared rim. Surfaces very worn, treatment and original colour uncertain.

EDW 78: Wadi Sikait, Graeco-Roman beryl mine (Mons Smaragdus), 3rd-6th c. CE. Weight 17 g. Average thickness 5.2 mm. Inside 2.5YR 5/4, wiped. Outside 7.5YR 6/4, smoothed. Decoration incised with round point (working left to right). Break 5YR 5/4, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 1d, D 7 (grille). Base of a conical cup, diameter 6 cm.

EDW 79: Wadi Sikait, Graeco-Roman beryl mine (Mons Smaragdus), 3rd-6th c. CE. Weight 11 g. Average thickness 7.1 mm. Inside 2.5YR 5/3, wiped. Outside 10R 4/3, burnished, red slip. Decoration incised with triangular tool (direction unknown). Break 5YR 6/4, fabric EDW-1. Form and lay-out H 0, D 0 (circles, waves). Body sherd, too little remains for certain classification.

EDW 80: Wadi Sikait, Graeco-Roman beryl mine (Mons Smaragdus), 3rd-6th c. CE. Weight 7 g. Average thickness 5.6 mm. Inside 7.5YR 5/3, smoothed. Outside 7.5YR 6/4, smoothed. Decoration impressed, punctuated with triangular tool, filled in (direction unknown). Break 7.5YR 5/1, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 0, D 0 (circles, triangles). Body sherd, too little remains for certain classification. Surfaces very worn, treatment and original colour uncertain.

EDW 81: Wadi Sikait, Graeco-Roman beryl mine (Mons Smaragdus), 3rd-6th c. CE. Weight 11 g. Average thickness 6.2 mm. Inside 10YR 3/1, burnt, smoothed.

Outside 5YR 5/6, smoothed. Decoration incised with chisel (direction unknown). Break 10YR 3/1, fabric EDW-3. Form and lay-out H 0, D 0 (lines). Body sherd, too little remains for certain classification.

EDW 82: Wadi Sikait, Graeco-Roman beryl mine (Mons Smaragdus), 3rd-6th c. CE. Weight 24 g. Average thickness 6.8 mm. Inside 2.5YR 5/4, burnished, red slip.

Outside 2.5YR 5/4, burnished, mottled, red slip.

Decoration impressed with triangular tool (direction unknown). Break 2.5YR 4/1, fabric EDW-1. Form and lay-out H 0, D 0 (lines, X-motif). Body sherd, too little remains for certain classification.

EDW 83: Wadi Sikait, Graeco-Roman beryl mine (Mons Smaragdus), 3rd-6th c. CE. Weight 53 g. Average thickness 4.4 mm. Inside 5YR 5/6, red slip, smoothed.

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Outside 5YR 6/6, burnished, red slip. Decoration impressed, incised, punctuated with chisel, filled in (direction unknown). Break 5YR 3/1, fabric EDW-2.

Form and lay-out H 1d, D 5 (lines, X-motif). Base of a conical cup, diameter 7 cm. Red slip spills over on inside rim.

EDW 84: Wadi Sikait, Graeco-Roman beryl mine (Mons Smaragdus), 3rd-6th c. CE. Weight 12 g. Average thickness 7.3 mm. Inside 10R 4/3, burnished, red slip.

Outside 10R 4/4, burnished, red slip. Decoration impressed with chisel (direction unknown). Break 10R 4/1, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 0, D 0 (spirals, waves). Body sherd, too little remains for certain classification.

EDW 85: Wadi Sikait, Graeco-Roman beryl mine (Mons Smaragdus), 3rd-6th c. CE. Weight 9 g. Average thickness 4.2 mm. Inside 10R 5/6, burnished, red slip.

Outside 10R 5/6, burnished, red slip. Decoration impressed with chisel (direction unknown). Break 10R 5/2, unusual fabric with numerous oval, relatively large organic inclusions. Form and lay-out H 0, D 0 (lines, spirals). Body sherd, too little remains for certain classification.

EDW 86: Wadi Sikait, Graeco-Roman beryl mine (Mons Smaragdus), 3rd-6th c. CE. Weight 20 g. Average thickness 6.8 mm. Inside 10R 3/1, burnished, burnt.

Outside 10R 4/3, burnished. Decoration impressed with chisel (direction unknown). Rim diameter 21 cm. (4%

preserved). Break 10R 3/1, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 2c, D 3 (spirals, waves).

EDW 87: Wadi Sikait, Graeco-Roman beryl mine (Mons Smaragdus), 3rd-6th c. CE. Weight 14 g. Average thickness 6.5 mm. Inside 10R 5/6, wiped. Outside 10R 5/6, mottled, smoothed. Decoration impressed, incised with triangular tool (direction unknown). Rim diameter 7 cm. (12% preserved). Break 10R 5/6, fabric unclassified.

Form and lay-out H 7, D 8 (lines, triangles).

EDW 88: Wadi Sikait, Graeco-Roman beryl mine (Mons Smaragdus), 3rd-6th c. CE. Weight 20 g. Average thickness 6.3 mm. Inside 10R 5/6, smoothed. Outside 10R 3/3, burnished. Decoration incised, punctuated with chisel (direction unknown). Break 10R 5/4, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 0, D 0 (lines, triangles).

Body sherd, too little remains for certain classification.

EDW 89: Wadi Sikait, Graeco-Roman beryl mine (Mons Smaragdus), 3rd-6th c. CE. Weight 19 g. Average thickness 7.1 mm. Inside 2.5YR 5/4, burnished. Outside 2.5YR 5/6, burnished. Decoration impressed with chisel (direction unknown). Break 10R 5/6, fabric EDW-1.

Form and lay-out H 0, D 0 (spirals, waves). Body sherd, too little remains for certain classification.

EDW 90: Wadi Sikait, Graeco-Roman beryl mine (Mons Smaragdus), 3rd-6th c. CE. Weight 19 g. Average thickness 5.1 mm. Inside 7.5R 2.5/1, burnt, smoothed.

Outside 2.5YR 5/6, mottled, smoothed. Decoration impressed with chisel (direction unknown). Rim diameter 17 cm. (9% preserved). Break 2.5YR 5/6, fabric EDW-1. Form and lay-out H 3, D 5 (lines, X-

motif, zigzag).

EDW 91: Wadi Sikait, Graeco-Roman beryl mine (Mons Smaragdus), 3rd-6th c. CE. Weight 33 g. Average thickness 5.2 mm. Inside 10YR 5/3, wiped. Outside 10R 4/4, burnished, red slip. Decoration incised, punctuated with triangular tool, filled in (direction unknown). Rim diameter 18 cm. (5% preserved). Break 5YR 3/1, fabric EDW-2. Form and lay-out H 2a, D 7 (running dog, triangles). Red slip spills over on inside rim.

EDW 92: Tabot, 110 x / 118 y - L I, way-station, 3rd- 4th c. CE. Weight 16 g. Average thickness 8.1 mm.

Inside 2.5YR 5/6, untreated. Outside 2.5YR 6/4, compacted. Decoration impressed, incised with chisel, hollow probe (direction unknown). Break 2.5YR 4/6, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 0, D 0 (circles, lines). Body sherd, too little remains for certain classification.

EDW 93: Tabot, 110 x / 118 y - LI, way-station, 3rd- 4th c. CE. Weight 5 g. Average thickness 7.4 mm. Inside 10R 5/6, wiped. Outside 10R 6/8, smoothed. Decoration impressed, incised with triangular tool (direction unknown). Rim diameter 14 cm. (3% preserved). Break 2.5YR 5/2, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 1d, D 2 (lines, triangles).

EDW 94: Tabot, 109 x / 118 y - LI, way-station, 3rd- 4th c. CE. Weight 5 g. Average thickness 7.3 mm. Inside 10R 4/1, wiped. Outside 10R 4/1, smoothed. Decoration incised with chisel (direction unknown). Rim diameter 15 cm. (3% preserved). Break 7.5YR 4/2. Form and lay- out H 1, D 0 (lines). Carefully squared rim. Possible parallels Sayala 76.909 (Kromer 1967, p. 96-99, Abb.

31/5) and EDW 132 (Tabot).

EDW 95: Tabot, 109 x / 118 y - LI, way-station, 3rd- 4th c. CE. Weight 4 g. Average thickness 5.5 mm. Inside 2.5YR 5/4, wiped. Outside 2.5YR 5/4, smoothed.

Decoration incised, punctuated with chisel (direction unknown). Rim diameter 14 cm. (4% preserved). Break 2.5YR 4/1. Form and lay-out H 1, D 0 (lines).

EDW 96: Tabot, 150 x / 106 y - LIV, way-station, 3rd-4th c. CE. Weight 5 g. Average thickness 7.4 mm.

Inside 10YR 4/1, smoothed. Outside 10YR 4/1, smoothed. Decoration impressed, incised with triangular tool, filled in (direction unknown). Break 7.5YR 4/3, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 0, D 0 (lines, triangles).

EDW 97: Tabot, 150 x / 106 y - LIV, way-station, 3rd-4th c. CE. Weight 4 g. Average thickness 5.8 mm.

Inside 2.5YR 3/3, wiped. Outside 2.5YR 4/2, smoothed.

Decoration incised with chisel (direction unknown). Rim diameter 14 cm. (1% preserved). Break 2.5YR 4/6, fabric EDW-1. Form and lay-out H 2a, D 3 (lines).

EDW 98: Tabot, 150 x / 106 y - LIV, way-station, 3rd-4th c. CE. Weight 9 g. Average thickness 5.7 mm.

Inside 2.5YR 4/3, smoothed. Outside 2.5YR 4/3, burnished. Decoration incised with chisel (direction unknown). Break 2.5YR 4/6, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 0, D 0. Body sherd, too little remains for certain classification.

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EDW 99: Tabot, 150 x / 106 y - LIV, way-station, 3rd-4th c. CE. Weight 4 g. Average thickness 5.0 mm.

Inside 10R 4/2, burnished, burnt. Outside 10R 4/3, burnished, red slip. Decoration incised with chisel (direction unknown). Rim diameter 15 cm. (3%

preserved). Break 10R 4/3, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 2b, D 2 (waves). Possible parallel EDW 114 (Tabot).

EDW 100: Tabot, 150 x / 106 y - LIV, way-station, 3rd-4th c. CE. Weight 5 g. Average thickness 6.6 mm.

Inside 10R 4/1, wiped. Outside 10R 5/6, burnished.

Decoration impressed, incised with triangular tool (direction unknown). Break 2.5YR 4/6, fabric EDW-1.

Form and lay-out H 0, D 0 (lines). Body sherd, too little remains for certain classification.

EDW 101: Tabot, 110 x / 118 y - LI, way-station, 3rd- 4th c. AD, Weight 7 g. Average thickness 5.9 mm.

Inside 5YR 3/1, wiped. Outside 5YR 3/1, wiped.

Decoration impressed, incised with triangular tool (direction unknown). Rim diameter 12 cm. (9%

preserved). Break 10R 4/6, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 2b, D 2 (lines).

EDW 102: Tabot, 150 x / 106 y - LIV, way-station, 3rd-4th c. CE. Weight 5 g. Average thickness 6.2 mm.

Inside 5YR 4/4, smoothed. Outside 5YR 4/4, burnished.

Decoration incised with chisel (direction unknown).

Break 5YR 4/1, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 0, D 0 (waves). Body sherd, too little remains for certain classification.

EDW 103: Tabot, 150 x / 106 y - LIV, way-station, 3rd-4th c. CE. Weight 3 g. Average thickness 5.6 mm.

Inside 2.5YR 5/4, wiped. Outside 2.5YR 5/4, wiped.

Decoration punctuated with triangular tool (direction unknown). Rim diameter 9 cm. (5% preserved). Break 2.5YR 4/1, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 2a, D 2 (triangles). Carefully squared rim.

EDW 104: Tabot, 150 x / 106 y - LIV, way-station, 3rd-4th c. CE. Weight 2 g. Average thickness 3.7 mm.

Inside 2.5YR 5/6, wiped. Outside 10R 5/6, red slip, smoothed. Decoration incised, punctuated with chisel (direction unknown). Break 5YR 4/1, fabric unclassified.

Form and lay-out H 0, D 0 (rhomboids). Body sherd, too little remains for certain classification.

EDW 105: Tabot, 150 x / 106 y - LIV, way-station, 3rd-4th c. CE. Weight 4 g. Average thickness 5.1 mm.

Inside 2.5YR 4/6, wiped. Outside 5YR 5/4, smoothed.

Decoration impressed, incised with chisel (direction unknown). Rim diameter 9 cm. (4% preserved). Break 7.5YR 4/1, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 2b, D 2 (waves). Possible parallels Sayala 76.251 (Badawi 1976, p. 29-30, Abb. 12/2, Tafel 28/2), Sayala 77.183 (Kromer 1967, p. 96-99, Abb. 31/2), EDW 249 (Wadi Sikait) and EDW 287 (Sayala).

EDW 106: Tabot, 150 x / 106 y - LIV, way-station, 3rd-4th c. CE. Weight 3 g. Average thickness 4.3 mm.

Inside 10R 3/1, burnished. Outside 10R 5/6, red slip, smoothed. Decoration coloured and incised, punctuated with triangular tool (direction unknown). Break 10R 4/1,

fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 0, D 0 (lines, triangles). Body sherd, too little remains for certain classification.

EDW 107: Tabot, 105 x / 106 y - LI, way-station, 3rd- 4th c. CE. Weight 6 g. Average thickness 6.7 mm. Inside 2.5YR 4/6, burnished, red slip. Outside 10R 5/6, wiped.

Decoration incised with chisel (direction unknown). Rim diameter 19 cm. (2% preserved). Break 2.5YR 4/1, fabric EDW-1. Form and lay-out H 9, D 3 (waves).

EDW 108: Tabot, 105 x / 106 y - LI, way-station, 3rd- 4th c. CE. Weight 4 g. Average thickness 4.4 mm. Inside 2.5YR 5/4, burnished. Outside 10R 4/2, burnished.

Decoration incised with chisel (direction unknown). Rim diameter 15 cm. (4% preserved). Break 10YR 4/1, fabric EDW-2. Form and lay-out H 2b, D 3 (waves). Possible parallels BE94/95-1 [bce] pb# 67 (Hayes 1996, p. 166, Fig 6-15/5), EDW 57 (Berenike), EDW 126 (Tabot), EDW 207 (Wadi Qitna), EDW 210 (Wadi Qitna) and EDW 235 (Wadi Sikait).

EDW 109: Tabot, 105 x / 106 y - LI, way-station, 3rd- 4th c. CE. Weight 9 g. Average thickness 6.4 mm. Inside 2.5YR 5/6, smoothed. Outside 2.5YR 6/4, smoothed.

Decoration incised with chisel (direction unknown).

Break 2.5YR 4/1, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 2d, D 0 (rhomboids, triangles).

EDW 110: Tabot, 105 x / 106 y - LI, way-station, 3rd- 4th c. CE. Weight 5 g. Average thickness 5.5 mm. Inside 10YR 5/3, compacted. Outside 10YR 6/3, smoothed.

Decoration incised with chisel (direction unknown). Rim diameter 15 cm. (4% preserved). Break 10YR 3/1, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 2b, D 2 (lines).

Possible parallel BE94/95-1 [bce] pb# 67 (Hayes 1996, p. 166, Fig 6-15/5).

EDW 111: Tabot, 150 x / 106 y - LIII, way-station, 3rd-4th c. CE. Weight 5 g. Average thickness 5.5 mm.

Inside 10R 5/4, wiped. Outside 10YR 4/1, burnished.

Decoration incised with chisel, filled in (direction unknown). Break 7.5YR 4/2, fabric EDW-2. Form and lay-out H 0, D 0 (lines, X-motif). Body sherd, too little remains for certain classification.

EDW 112: Tabot, 150 x / 106 y - LIII, way-station, 3rd-4th c. CE. Weight 5 g. Average thickness 5.4 mm.

Inside 10R 5/8, red slip, wiped. Outside 10R 5/8, red slip, wiped. Rim diameter 16 cm. (4% preserved). Break 10R 5/6, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 2b, undecorated, may not be EDW.

EDW 113: Tabot, 150 x / 106 y - LIII, way-station, 3rd-4th c. CE. Weight 3 g. Average thickness 5.0 mm.

Inside 10R 4/3, burnished. Outside 10R 4/4, burnished.

Decoration impressed with chisel, filled in (direction unknown). Break 2.5YR 5/6, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 0, D 0 (circles). Body sherd, too little remains for certain classification. Possible parallel Sayala 77.182 (Kromer 1967, p. 96-99, Abb. 31/1).

EDW 114: Tabot, 150 x / 106 y - LIII, way-station, 3rd-4th c. CE. Weight 3 g. Average thickness 5.4 mm.

Inside 2.5YR 5/4, wiped. Outside 2.5YR 5/4, burnished.

Decoration incised with chisel, filled in (direction

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unknown).Rim diameter 16 cm. (3% preserved). Break 2.5YR 4/6, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 1, D 2 (waves). Possible parallel EDW 99 (Tabot).

EDW 115: Tabot, 150 x / 106 y - LIII, way-station, 3rd-4th c. CE. Weight 6 g. Average thickness 6.4 mm.

Inside 2.5YR 5/6, smoothed. Outside 2.5YR 5/6, burnt, wiped. Decoration impressed, incised with triangular tool (direction unknown). Rim diameter 25 cm. (2%

preserved). Break 2.5YR 2.5/1, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 2b, D 3 (running dog, triangles). Rim towards the top much thicker than the wall of the vessel.

EDW 116: Tabot, 150 x / 106 y - LIII, way-station, 3rd-4th c. CE. Weight 5 g. Average thickness 7.1 mm.

Inside 5YR 3/1, burnt, smoothed. Outside 10R 4/4, smoothed. Decoration incised with round point (direction unknown). Rim diameter 20 cm. (3%

preserved). Break 10R 4/1, fabric EDW-2. Form and lay- out H 2c, D 3 (lines). Indented rim.

EDW 117: Tabot, 150 x / 106 y - LIII, way-station, 3rd-4th c. CE. Weight 2 g. Average thickness 6.6 mm.

Inside 7.5YR 3/1, burnt, compacted. Outside 7.5YR 3/1, burnished, burnt. Decoration incised, punctuated with chisel, hollow probe (direction unknown). Break 7.5YR 4/2, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 0, D 0 (circles, lines). Body sherd, too little remains for certain classification.

EDW 118: Tabot, 154 x / 106 y - LIII, way-station, 3rd-4th c. CE. Weight 3 g. Average thickness 5.5 mm.

Inside 5YR 2.5/1, burnished. Outside 2.5YR 3/6, burnished. Decoration incised with chisel (direction unknown). Rim diameter 14 cm. (5% preserved). Break 7.5YR 4/1, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 2b, D 3 (lines, waves).

EDW 119: Tabot, 154 x / 106 y - LIII, way-station, 3rd-4th c. CE. Weight 18 g. Average thickness 8.6 mm.

Inside 2.5YR 5/3, untreated. Outside 2.5YR 5/4, mottled, smoothed. Decoration impressed, incised with chisel (direction unknown). Break 10R 5/8, fabric unclassified.

Form and lay-out H 0, D 7 (grille). Relatively thick.

EDW 120: Tabot, 154 x / 106 y - LIII, way-station, 3rd-4th c. CE. Weight 2 g. Average thickness 5.7 mm.

Inside 2.5YR 4/6, burnished. Outside 2.5YR 4/6, burnished. Decoration incised, punctuated with triangular tool (direction unknown). Break 2.5YR 4/6, fabric unclassified H 0, D 0 (lines, triangles). Body sherd, too little remains for certain classification.

EDW 121: Tabot, 116 x /118 y-surface, way-station, 3rd-4th c. CE. Weight 6 g. Average thickness 5.4 mm.

Inside 2.5YR 4/4, wiped. Outside 2.5YR 5/6, smoothed.

Decoration impressed, incised, punctuated with triangular tool (direction unknown). Break 2.5YR 3/1, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 0, D 3 (lines, triangles). Outside surface very worn, treatment and original colour uncertain.

EDW 122: Tabot, 116 x / 125 y - LII, way-station, 3rd-4th c. CE. Weight 6 g. Average thickness 5.6 mm.

Inside 10R 4/4, smoothed. Outside 10R 4/4, red slip, smoothed. Decoration impressed, incised with chisel

(direction unknown). Break 10R 4/4, fabric unclassified.

form and lay-out H 0, D 0 (waves). Body sherd, too little remains for certain classification.

EDW 123: Tabot, 116 x / 125 y - LII, way-station, 3rd-4th c. CE. Weight 16 g. Average thickness 5.2 mm.

Inside 10R 4/2, wiped. Outside 10R 4/3, burnished.

Decoration incised, punctuated with chisel, filled in (direction unknown). Rim diameter 21 cm. (4%

preserved). Break 5YR 4/2, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 2b, D 2 (lines). Carefully squared rim.

EDW 124: Tabot, 154 x / 106 y - LIV, way-station, 3rd-4th c. CE. Weight 2 g. Average thickness 4.5 mm.

Inside 10R 5/4, wiped. Outside 10R 5/6, wiped.

Decoration incised with triangular tool (direction unknown). Break 10R 4/1, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 0, D 0 (grille). Body sherd, too little remains for certain classification.

EDW 125: Tabot, 116 x / 125 y - LII, way-station, 3rd-4th c. CE. Weight 15 g. Average thickness 6.7 mm.

Inside 2.5YR 4/1, untreated. Outside 2.5YR 3/2, burnt, smoothed. Decoration incised with chisel (direction unknown). Break 2.5YR 3/3, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 0, D 0 (lines). Body sherd, too little remains for certain classification.

EDW 126: Tabot, 109 x / 024 y - LI, way-station, 3rd- 4th c. CE. Weight 12 g. Average thickness 6.8 mm.

Inside 2.5YR 3/1, burnished. Outside 2.5YR 3/1, smoothed. Decoration incised with chisel (direction unknown). Rim diameter 21 cm. (8% preserved). Break 5YR 3/1, fabric EDW-3. Form and lay-out H 2b, D 3 (waves). Carefully squared rim. Possible parallels BE94/95-1 [bce] pb# 67 (Hayes 1996, p. 166, Fig 6- 15/5), EDW 57 (Berenike), EDW 108 (Tabot), EDW 207 (Wadi Qitna), EDW 210 (Wadi Qitna) and EDW 235 (Wadi Sikait).

EDW 127: Tabot, 109 x / 024 y - LI, way-station, 3rd- 4th c. CE. Weight 19 g. Average thickness 8.4 mm.

Inside 10R 5/3, wiped. Outside 10R 5/6, smoothed.

Decoration incised, punctuated with triangular tool, filled in (direction unknown). Break 10R 4/4, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 0, D 0 (X-motif). Body sherd, too little remains for certain classification.

EDW 128: Tabot, room 1, way-station, 3rd-4th c. CE.

Weight 29 g. Average thickness 8.6 mm. Inside 10R 3/1, burnt. Outside 10R 3/1, burnt, wiped. Decoration punctuated with round point (direction unknown). Rim diameter 11 cm. (6% preserved). Break 2.5YR 3/1, unusual fabric, form and decoration, may not be EDW.

Form and lay-out H 3, D 1. Indented rim.

EDW 129: Tabot, room 1, way-station, 3rd-4th c. CE.

Weight 21 g. Average thickness 7.4 mm. Inside 2.5YR 3/1, burnt. Outside 2.5YR 6/4, wiped. Decoration punctuated with chisel (direction unknown). Break 5YR 4/3, fabric EDW-1. Form and lay-out H 0, D 8.

Relatively thick but very brittle.

EDW 130: Tabot, room 1, way-station, 3rd-4th c. CE.

Weight 8 g. Average thickness 6.7 mm. Inside 5YR 6/3, wiped. Outside 5YR 6/3, burnished. Decoration incised

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with triangular tool (direction unknown). Rim diameter 16 cm. (3% preserved). Break 7.5YR 5/1, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 2a, D 3 (lines).

EDW 131: Tabot, 107 x / 024 y - LI, way-station, 3rd- 4th c. CE. Weight 6 g. Average thickness 5.9 mm. Inside 10R 5/4, wiped. Outside 10R 5/6. Rim diameter 19 cm.

(3% preserved). Break 10R 3/1, fabric unclassified. Lug- handle with fragment of the rim of the vessel. Surfaces very worn, treatment and original colour uncertain.

Possible parallels Wadi Qitna P 834 (Strouhal 1984, p.

163, Fig. 129), Hitan Rayan 51 (Sidebotham et al. 2002, p. 24, Fig. 20/51), EDW 15 (Berenike), EDW 59 (Berenike) and EDW 139 (Tabot).

EDW 132: Tabot, 107 x / 024 y - LI, way-station, 3rd- 4th c. CE. Weight 10 g. Average thickness 8.8 mm.

Inside 2.5YR 6/6, wiped. Outside 2.5YR 5/4, smoothed.

Decoration impressed, incised with chisel (direction unknown). Rim diameter 20 cm. (4% preserved). Break 5YR 5/4, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 2b, D 2 (lines). Carefully squared rim. Possible parallels Sayala 76.909 (Kromer 1967, p. 96-99, Abb. 31/5) and EDW 94 (Tabot).

EDW 133: Tabot, room 2, way-station, 3rd-4th c. CE.

Weight 2 g. Average thickness 4.6 mm. Inside 7.5YR 5/4, smoothed. Outside 7.5YR 6/6, smoothed.

Decoration plastic and incised with chisel (direction unknown). Break 7.5YR 4/1, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 0, D 0 (circles). Body sherd, too little remains for certain classification.

EDW 134: Tabot, 108 x / 024 y - LI, way-station, 3rd- 4th c. CE. Weight 2 g. Average thickness 4.4 mm. Inside 10R 3/1, wiped. Outside 10R 5/8, red slip, smoothed.

Decoration incised, punctuated with hollow probe, triangular tool (direction unknown). Break 10R 3/1, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 0, D 0 (circles, lines). Body sherd, too little remains for certain classification.

EDW 135: Tabot, 108 x / 024 y - LI, way-station, 3rd- 4th c. CE. Weight 5 g. Average thickness 5.8 mm. Inside 2.5YR 5/4, burnished. Outside 10R 4/3, burnished, red slip. Decoration coloured and impressed, incised with triangular tool (direction unknown). Break 5YR 4/1, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 2d, D 0 (lines, triangles).

EDW 136: Tabot, 109 x / 024 y - LIV, way-station, 3rd-4th c. CE. Weight 23 g. Average thickness 7.3 mm.

Inside 2.5YR 5/8, wiped. Outside 2.5YR 5/4, mottled, smoothed. Decoration impressed, incised with triangular tool (direction unknown). Break 2.5YR 5/6, fabric EDW-1. Form and lay-out H 0, D 2 (lines).

EDW 137: Tabot, 109 x / 024 y - LIV, way-station, 3rd-4th c. CE. Weight 9 g. Average thickness 7.2 mm.

Inside 2.5YR 5/3, wiped. Outside 2.5YR 4/6, burnished.

Decoration impressed, incised with triangular tool (direction unknown). Break 2.5YR 4/6, fabric EDW-1.

Form and lay-out H 0, D 0 (triangles). Body sherd, too little remains for certain classification.

EDW 138: Tabot, 109 x / 024 y - LIV, way-station,

3rd-4th c. CE. Weight 4 g. Average thickness 3.1 mm.

Inside 2.5YR 5/8, wiped. Outside 10R 4/6, burnished, red slip. Decoration incised with chisel (direction unknown). Break 2.5YR 3/2, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 1, D 0 (lines, waves).

EDW 139: Tabot, 107 x / 024 y - LII, way-station, 3rd-4th c. CE. Weight 47 g. Average thickness 7.8 mm.

Inside 2.5YR 4/6, smoothed. Outside 2.5YR 5/8, smoothed. Rim diameter 25 cm. (11% preserved). Break 10R 4/2, fabric unclassified. Lug-handle with fragment of the rim of the vessel. Possible parallels Wadi Qitna P 834 (Strouhal 1984, p. 163, Fig. 129), Hitan Rayan 51 (Sidebotham et al. 2002, p. 24, Fig. 20/51), EDW 15 (Berenike), EDW 59 (Berenike) and EDW 131 (Tabot).

EDW 140: Tabot, 107 x / 024 y - LII, way-station, 3rd-4th c. CE. Weight 4 g. Average thickness 6.1 mm.

Inside 10R 5/6, untreated. Outside 10R 5/6, untreated.

Decoration incised with chisel, filled in (direction unknown). Break 2.5YR 3/2, fabric EDW-1. Form and lay-out H 0, D 0 (lines). Body sherd, too little remains for certain classification.

EDW 141: Tabot, 107 x / 024 y - LII, way-station, 3rd-4th c. CE. Weight 3 g. Average thickness 5.8 mm.

Inside 10R 5/4, burnt, smoothed. Outside 2.5YR 5/4, smoothed. Decoration incised, punctuated with chisel (direction unknown). Break 10R 3/1, fabric unclassified.

Form and lay-out H 0, D 3 (lines).

EDW 142: Tabot, 107 x / 024 y - LII, way-station, 3rd-4th c. CE. Weight 3 g. Average thickness 3.6 mm.

Inside 2.5YR 3/3, burnished. Outside 2.5YR 3/2, burnished. Decoration incised with chisel (direction unknown). Break 10R 3/2, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 0, D 0 (lines rhomboids). Body sherd, too little remains for certain classification. Possible parallel Sayala 76.810 (Kromer 1967, 96-99, Tafel 32/1, Tafel 34/3).

EDW 143: Tabot, 107 x / 024 y - LII, way-station, 3rd-4th c. CE. Weight 38 g. Average thickness 6.1 mm.

Inside 5R 5/6, untreated. Outside 10R 5/6, burnished, mottled, red slip. Decoration coloured, plastic and incised with chisel (direction unknown). Rim diameter 16 cm. (15% preserved). Break 2.5YR 4/2, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 3, D 10 (lines).

Possible parallel Wadi Qitna P 790 (Strouhal 1984, p.

158, Fig 125).

EDW 144: Tabot, 107 x / 024 y - LIV, way-station, 3rd-4th c. CE. Weight 2 g. Average thickness 5.2 mm.

Inside 10R 5/6, burnished. Outside 10R 5/8, burnished.

Decoration incised with chisel (direction unknown). Rim diameter 21 cm (2% preserved). Break 2.5YR 4/6, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 2c, D 0 (lines). Too little remains for certain classification.

EDW 145: Tabot, 116 x / 127 y - LIII, way-station, 3rd-4th c. CE. Weight 6 g. Average thickness 6.5 mm.

Inside 2.5YR 4/4, wiped. Outside 10R 4/3, burnished, red slip. Decoration coloured and incised with round point, filled in (direction unknown). Break 2.5YR 4/6, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 0, D 3 (waves).

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EDW 146: Tabot, 116 x / 127 y - LI, way-station, 3rd- 4th c. CE. Weight 4 g. Average thickness 6.8 mm. Inside 10R 4/4, smoothed. Outside 10R 4/4, burnished.

Decoration incised with chisel (direction unknown).

Break 2.5YR 4/6, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 0, D 0 (lines). Body sherd, too little remains for certain classification.

EDW 147: Tabot, 116 x / 127 y - LI, way-station, 3rd- 4th c. CE. Weight 6 g. Average thickness 6.4 mm. Inside 10R 3/1, smoothed. Outside 10R 4/6, burnished, red slip.

Decoration incised with chisel (direction unknown). Rim diameter 25 cm. (4% preserved). Break 10R 2.5/1, fabric EDW-2. Form and lay-out H 9, D 1 (lines). Indented rim.

Rim towards the top much thicker than the wall of the vessel. Possible parallels Wadi Qitna P 1283a (Strouhal 1984, p. 176, Fig. 133) and EDW 148 (Tabot).

EDW 148: Tabot, 116 x / 127 y - LI, way-station, 3rd- 4th c. CE. Weight 9 g. Average thickness 6.4 mm. Inside 10R 3/2, burnished. Outside 10R 3/2, burnished.

Decoration incised with triangular tool (direction unknown). Rim diameter 25 cm. (6% preserved). Break 10R 4/1, fabric EDW-2. Form and lay-out H 2b, D 1 (waves). Rim towards the top much thicker than the wall of the vessel. Possible parallels Wadi Qitna P 1283a (Strouhal 1984, p. 176, Fig. 133) and EDW 147 (Tabot).

EDW 149: Tabot, 109 x 024 y - LV, way-station, 3rd- 4th c. CE. Weight 7 g. Average thickness 7.6 mm. Inside 2.5YR 5/4, wiped. Outside 2.5YR 4/4, mottled, smoothed. Decoration impressed, incised with chisel (direction unknown). Break 2.5YR 5/6, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 0, D 2 (lines).

EDW 150: Tabot, 109 x 024 y - LV, way-station, 3rd- 4th c. CE. Weight 41 g. Average thickness 6.4 mm.

Inside 10R 5/4, wiped. Outside 10R 5/4, mottled, wiped.

Decoration impressed, incised with round point (direction unknown). Rim diameter 16 cm. (14%

preserved). Break 10R 4/3, fabric EDW-1. Form and lay- out H 2b, D 2 (lines, waves). Carefully squared rim.

Possible parallels BE95-1 [080] (Hayes 1996, p. 174, Fig 6-19/5) and EDW 37 (Kab Marfu'a).

EDW 151: Tabot, 108 x / 024 y - LV, way-station, 3rd-4th c. CE. Weight 7 g. Average thickness 5.4 mm.

Inside 10R 3/1, wiped. Outside 2.5YR 5/6, smoothed.

Decoration impressed, incised with chisel, filled in (direction unknown). Break 2.5YR 5/1, fabric EDW-1.

Form and lay-out H 0, D 8 (waves). Possible parallel EDW 61 (Berenike).

EDW 152: Tabot, 108 x / 024 y - LIV, way-station, 3rd-4th c. CE. Weight 4 g. Average thickness 5.1 mm.

Inside 10R 4/6, wiped. Outside 2.5YR 5/6, mottled, smoothed. Decoration impressed, incised with chisel, triangular tool (direction unknown). Break 5YR 3/1, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 0, D 0 (spirals).

Body sherd, too little remains for certain classification.

EDW 153: Tabot, 108 x / 024 y - LIV, way-station, 3rd-4th c. CE. Weight 4 g. Average thickness 4.9 mm.

Inside 7.5YR 4/1, burnished. Outside 7.5YR 5/3, burnished, mottled. Decoration incised with chisel

(direction unknown). Break 10YR 4/3, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 0, D 0 (lines). Body sherd, too little remains for certain classification.

EDW 154: Tabot, 108 x / 024 y - LIV, way-station, 3rd-4th c. CE. Weight 13 g. Average thickness 6.2 g.

Inside 5YR 6/4, wiped. Outside 5YR 6/4, wiped.

Decoration impressed, incised with chisel (direction unknown). Break 5YR 3/1, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 0, D 2 (lines).

EDW 155: Nubt, surface find at 19°N 01' / 36°E 17', late Christian / early Islamic grave-field. Weight 4 g.

Average thickness 5.1 mm. Inside 2.5YR 5/6, untreated.

Outside 10R 5/6, burnished. Decoration incised with triangular tool (direction unknown). Break 2.5YR 5/1, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 0, D 6 (grille).

Possible parallels EDW 33 (Kab Marfu'a), EDW 35 (Kab Marfu'a), EDW 39 (Kab Marfu'a), EDW 240 (Wadi Sikait) and possible also from Bir Abraq (Karim Sadr 1994, p. 9, Fig. 3).

EDW 156: Nubt, surface find 19°N 01' / 36°E 17', late Christian / early Islamic grave-field. Weight 8 g.

Average thickness 6.8 mm. Inside 10R 5/6, compacted.

Outside 10R 5/6, burnished. Decoration incised with chisel (direction unknown). Break 10R 5/1, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 0, D 0 (lines). Body sherd, too little remains for certain classification. Inside surface very worn, treatment and original colour uncertain.

EDW 157: Nubt, surface find 19°N 01' / 36°E 17', late Christian / early Islamic grave-field. Weight 13 g.

Average thickness 8.8 mm. Inside 5YR 6/6, smoothed.

Outside 10R 4/4, red slip, smoothed. Decoration coloured and incised with triangular tool (working left to right). Rim diameter 21 cm. (2% preserved). Break 2.5YR 5/6, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 3, D 6 (grille, lines). Surfaces very worn, treatment and original colour uncertain.

EDW 158: Qasr Ibrim, QI86, 1002 A, room 11c, level 3 (eastern terrace), 4th-5th c. CE. Weight 16 g. Average thickness 6.2 mm. Inside 5YR 2.5/1, burnished. Outside 10R 3/4, burnished, red slip. Decoration coloured and incised, punctuated with chisel (direction unknown).

Rim diameter 8 cm. (20% preserved). Break 2.5YR 4/3, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 2a, D 3 (circles, triangles, zigzag). Possible parallel Qasr Ibrim WQH 7.78 (Rose 1992, unpublished).

EDW 159: Quseir al-Qadim (ancient Myos Hormos).

Inside 5YR 2.5/1. Outside 2.5YR 4/4. Break 5YR 2.5/1.

Only small fragment available for investigation.

EDW 160: Quseir al-Qadim (ancient Myos Hormos).

Only small fragment available for investigation. Not illustrated.

EDW 161: Wadi Qitna, WQ 48 - P 1106b (burial mound), 4th-5th c. CE. Weight 23 g. Average thickness 5.9 mm. Inside 10R 4/4, smoothed. Outside 10R 4/4, burnished. Decoration impressed, incised with chisel (direction unknown). Rim diameter 11 cm. (18%

preserved). Break 2.5YR 6/6, fabric EDW-1. Form and

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lay-out H 1, D 2 (lines, waves). One of three different vessels from the same context (only two have been recorded).

EDW 162: Wadi Qitna, WQ 48 - P 1106c (burial mound), 4th-5th c. CE. Weight 37 g. Average thickness 5.8 mm. Inside 2.5YR 4/4, smoothed. Outside 2.5YR 4/6, burnished. Decoration impressed, incised with triangular tool (direction unknown). Break 5YR 5/1, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 1, D 0 (zigzag).

One of three different vessels from the same context (only two have been recorded). Base of a cup, diameter 8 cm.

EDW 163: Wadi Qitna, WQ 25 - P 1108 (burial mound), 4th-5th c. CE. Weight 40 g. Average thickness 4.9 mm. Inside 10YR 4/1, burnt. Outside 10R 5/6, burnished. Decoration impressed with triangular tool (direction unknown). Break 5YR 4/1, fabric unclassified.

Form and lay-out H 1c, D 6 (waves, X-motif). Base of a cylindrical cup, diameter 10 cm. Possible parallel Wadi Qitna P 896 (Strouhal 1984, p. 159, Fig. 126).

EDW 164: Wadi Qitna, WQ 53 - P 1111a (burial mound), 4th-5th c. CE. Weight 16 g. Average thickness 3.8 mm. Inside 10YR 5/3, wiped. Outside 2.5YR 5/6, burnished. Decoration incised with chisel (direction unknown). Break 5YR 5/6, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 1, D 6 (waves). Large body sherd.

EDW 165: Wadi Qitna, WQ 53 - P 1111b (burial mound), 4th-5th c. CE. Weight 11 g. Average thickness 4.1 mm. Inside 5YR 5/4, wiped. Outside 2.5YR 5/4, smoothed. Decoration impressed with chisel (working left to right). Break 7.5YR 5/3, fabric EDW-1. Form and lay-out H 0, D 3 (running dog, waves). Body sherd, too little remains for certain classification. Possible parallel Sayala 77.182 (Kromer 1967, p. 98, Abb. 31/1).

EDW 166: Wadi Qitna, WQ 55 - P 1112 (burial mound), 4th-5th c. CE. Weight 60 g. Average thickness 4.8 mm. Inside 2.5Y 4/4, burnished. Outside 2.5Y 5/3, burnished. Decoration impressed, incised with triangular tool (direction unknown). Rim diameter 9 cm. (52%

preserved). Break 2.5Y 4/1, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 1b, D 3 (triangles, waves). Decoration on both outside and inside.

EDW 167: Wadi Qitna, WQ 65 - P 1125 (burial mound), 4th-5th c. CE. Weight 91 g. Average thickness 4.8 mm. Inside 7.5YR 4/4, burnished. Outside 10YR 5/4, burnished. Decoration impressed with chisel (direction unknown). Rim diameter 11 cm. (40% preserved). Break 10YR 7/6, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 1b, D 2 (waves). Has a singular decoration, probably an owners mark incised in the fired vessel, next to the rather common wavy lines just below the rim.

EDW 168: Wadi Qitna, WQ 69 - P 1126 (burial mound), 4th-5th c. CE. Weight 24 g. Average thickness 4.1 mm. Inside 5YR 3/1, burnt, wiped. Outside 5YR 5/4, smoothed. Decoration impressed, incised with chisel (working left to right). Rim diameter 9 cm. (27%

preserved). Break 5YR 5/2, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 1, D 6 (running dog, triangles).

EDW 169: Wadi Qitna, WQ 77 - P 1132 (burial mound), 4th-5th c. CE. Weight 145 g. Average thickness 5.3 mm. Inside 5YR 6/6, burnished. Outside 10R 4/4, red slip. Decoration incised with triangular tool, filled in (direction unknown). Rim diameter 14.5 cm. (74%

preserved). Break 7.5YR 6/6, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 2c, D 7 (triangles). Red slip spills over on inside rim. Possible parallel Wadi Qitna P 891 (Strouhal 1984, p. 164, Fig. 130).

EDW 170: Wadi Qitna, WQ 89 - P 1134 (burial mound), 4th-5th c. CE. Weight 54 g. Average thickness 4.8 mm. Inside 2.5YR 4/4, burnished, smoothed. Outside 2.5YR 4/6, burnished, mottled. Decoration incised with chisel, filled in (direction unknown). Rim diameter 9 cm.

(25% preserved). Break 2.5YR 5/6, fabric unclassified.

Form and lay-out H 1c, D 2 (waves). Possible parallels Qasr Ibrim 7.75 (Rose 1992, unpublished), EDW 171 (Wadi Qitna) and EDW 189 (Wadi Qitna).

EDW 171: Wadi Qitna, WQ 90a - P 1153 (burial mound), 4th-5th c. CE. Weight 10 g. Average thickness 4.3 mm. Inside 7.5YR 3/3, smoothed. Outside 7.5YR 4/4, smoothed. Decoration impressed with chisel (direction unknown). Rim diameter 8 cm. (10%

preserved). Break 10YR 5/1, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 1, D 2 (waves). Possible parallels Qasr Ibrim 7.75 (Rose 1992, unpublished), EDW 170 (Wadi Qitna) and EDW 189 (Wadi Qitna).

EDW 172: Wadi Qitna, WQ 92 - P 1157 (burial mound), 4th-5th c. CE. Weight 17 g. Average thickness 4.8 mm. Inside 2.5YR 5/4, smoothed. Outside 10R 5/6, burnished. Decoration impressed, incised with chisel, triangular tool (direction unknown), filled in. Rim diameter 10 cm. (16% preserved). Break 7.5YR 6/3, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 1, D 5 (X-motif).

EDW 173: Wadi Qitna, WQ 95 - P 1161 (burial mound), 4th-5th c. CE. Weight 32 g. Average thickness 4.6 mm. Inside 5YR 4/4, wiped. Outside 5YR 4/4, burnished, red slip. Decoration incised, punctuated with triangular tool (direction unknown). Break 5YR 4/1, fabric EDW-2. Form and lay-out H 2, D 5 (lines, triangles). Base of a bowl, diameter 12 cm. Possible parallels Wadi Qitna P 810 (Strouhal 1984, p. 158, Fig 125) and Wadi Qitna P 813 (Strouhal 1984, p. 159, Fig.

126).

EDW 174: Wadi Qitna, WQ 107 - P 1165 (burial mound), 4th-5th c. CE. Weight 38 g. Average thickness 4.2 mm. Inside 10YR 4/1, smoothed. Outside 2.5YR 4/4, burnished, red slip. Decoration impressed, incised with chisel, triangular tool (direction unknown). Rim diameter 13 cm. (10% preserved). Break 5YR 5/1, fabric unclassified. Form and lay-out H 1, D 7 (rhomboids, triangles). Red slip spills over on inside rim? Possible parallel Wadi Qitna P 792 (Strouhal 1984, p. 160, Fig.

127).

EDW 175: Wadi Qitna, WQ 107 - P 1166 (burial mound), 4th-5th c. CE. Weight 11 g. Average thickness 5.1 mm. Inside 10R 5/4, wiped. Outside 10R 5/6, smoothed. Decoration impressed, incised with triangular

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