Iron Age II Archive

6 Dec 2015

The Snake Motif in Eastern Arabian Pottery, by Michal Ann Morrison

Throughout Eastern Arabia, various Iron Age (1st millennium BC) sites have exhibited a fascinating set of artifacts-ceramics with the decoration of a snake.  Sarouq Al Hadeed, where Sanisera is currently excavating, is one of those sites. Sarouq
30 Nov 2015

Softstone Vessels in the Iron Age, by Michal Ann Morrison

One of the unique and beautiful things we are looking for at our site here in Dubai are softstones.  Softstones are made of talc, steatite and chlorite, and are incredibly soft to the touch. They are easily