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Title: Potters' Marks in Urartu on the Basis of New Evidence from Ayanis Fortress
Author(s): ERDEM, Aylin Ü.
Journal: Iranica Antiqua
Volume: 48    Date: 2013   
Pages: 193-220
DOI: 10.2143/IA.48.0.2184700

Abstract :
Potters’ marks are one of the major topics deliberated by the scholars in the Near Eastern archaeology. There are some explanations about the meaning of these marks which are still under discussion. The excavations in the Urartian sites demonstrate that the application of pot marks were taken place in the Urartian culture. In this paper, I will debate the meaning of the pot marks in Urartu mainly focusing on the archaeological results from Ayanis Fortress in Eastern Turkey.

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