TYPICAL SHERDS SURVIVING ON THE SURFACE AT LOTHAGAM.
| SITE STRUCTURE | COLLARED PLATFORM | CURBED PLATFORMS | SLAB PLATFORMS | CAIRNS | CERAMICS |

Notes on the Lothagam Pillar Site

RIM SHERD OF NDERIT WARE FROM THE LOTHAGAM PILLAR SITE.  

 

CERAMICS

Rim sherd of Nderit Ware with evulsed pockets as the exterior decoration. Normally, this form of decoration is used on the interior of vessels. This and a specimen from Jarigole are the only extant examples of its use as an exterior decoration. The white bar is 1 cm. long.


RIM SHERD OF NDERIT WARE FROM THE LOTHAGAM PILLAR SITE.
 

Carinated rim sherd of Nderit Ware with imbricated stylus impressions and a hounds tooth rim. White bar is 1 cm. long.


RIM SHERD OF NDERIT WARE FROM THE LOTHAGAM PILLAR SITE.
 

 

Rim Sherd of Nderit Ware. Imbricated stylus impressions and vertical burnished ripples. Red pigmented slip. The sherd is 3 to 4 cm. high.

The burnished ripples are very tight and straight, a ripple style that is more common at Il Lokeridede than at Jarigole.

Exposed beneath the collar where it is must heavily eroded, near the large fallen pillar.