Click on any on of the pottery marks below to access a free illustrated guide to the backstamps and marks used by that pottery.
All the examples in this section are photos of real pieces, sometimes showing the imperfections and variations often seen on antique pottery.
Topics include non-textual identity marks in Ancient Egypt, in particular the system employed by the workmen of the royal necropolis of the New Kingdom at Thebes, as well as comparable marking systems in other cultures and periods, historical and archaeological backgrounds, and theoretical and comparative aspects.
The conference is organised in four different sessions and will be closed with a panel discussion.
Chief Superintendent Belinda Davies, said: “Please be reassured that we have a team of officers investigating what happened and importantly we have a suspect in custody and we are not looking for anybody else.
“We are in the very early stages of the investigation but I would like to add that at this stage we believe the suspect was known to the victims and it was not a random assault.
The term is used, but in our opinion this is not a well chosen description because what looks like a German gun to you might have been made in other countries, including the United States.
When entering the words ”, swords that the old Germans used when fighting the army of the Roman Empire come up.
This is no assurance however, that all components of the guns where made in Germany, The gun making center in Liege in Belgium was known for the good quality of their shotgun barrels that were used by gun makers in other countries.“I would also like to appeal for people to be mindful that this is a very traumatic time for families involved in the incident and to use their better judgement when sharing and using images on social media.Pottery marks are the fingerprints of the antique pottery world, and after more than seven years of selling online, we have built up a considerable collection of photos of real pottery marks.DECODING SIGNS OF IDENTITY Egyptian workmen’s marks in archaeological, historical, comparative and theoretical perspective International conference, Leiden, 13-15 December 2013 Venue: Gravensteen and Lipsius buildings, Leiden University The conference is part of the research project , which is financed by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO), and carried out at the Leiden Institute for Area Studies (LIAS), Faculty of Humanities, Leiden University.The conference will be hosted by LIAS from 13 to 15 December 2013.*Postal Service to Canada Up to .95 ~ .00 .96 to 9.00 ~ .00 9.01 and up ~ .00 *Postal Service to United Kingdom Up to .95 ~ .00 .96 to 9.00 ~ .00 9.01 and up ~ .00 *Postal Service to Australia Up to .95 ~ .00 .96 to 9.00 ~ .00 9.01 and up ~ .00 All other shipments will be quoted.