Artifact Analysis, ARCCH, August 2019

I completed three weeks of small finds analysis in the laboratories of the ARCCH in Addis Ababa in August 2019. The material from Harlaa is fascinating and important new information was obtained through the study of the glazed Middle Eastern ceramics, Far Eastern storage jars, metal objects, crucibles, stone vessel fragments, marine shells, and glass vessel and bracelet fragments.

– Tim

Fig 1. A large piece of worked Strombus tricornis (photo. T. Insoll)
Fig 2. Some of the marine shell from Harlaa laid out during analysis (photo. T. Insoll)

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