Bulletin of Advanced English Studies

Volume 7 - Issue 1 (1) | PP: 1 - 6 Language : English
DOI : https://doi.org/10.31559/BAES2022.7.1.1
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The Influence of Chinese Pottery on the Nabataean Pottery During the 1st Century BC and the 2nd Century AD

Suhib Yousef Dawood Bani Omar
Received Date Revised Date Accepted Date Publication Date
24/3/2022 6/4/2022 12/4/2022 6/8/2022
Abstract
The ancient China's historic stages may be separated into some certain ages: Paleolithic, Neolithic, Bronze, and Ironic Age. There were only broken stone tools in the Paleolithic age. The Paleolithic age witnessed stone tools and copper pottery during the excavations; major relics of the old Nabataean and Byzantine village of Aila were uncovered, which flourished from first century B.C. through the Earliest Muslim invasion. The remnants of the historic Nabataean and Byzantine town of Aila, which existed from the first century B.C. through the Early Muslim invasion, were discovered during the excavation. Chinese pottery played a big role in the economic industries all over the world. This trade was famous according to ancient Chinese families such as Yangshao and Cishan (Zhang et al., 2019, p. 112). During the first century BC and the 2nd century AD, Chinese commerce witnessed a strong export for Chinese ceramics to some majority of countries, particularly the Middle East (Miksic, 2009, p. 72). The types of pottery were exported to the Middle East. This is a product that is mostly exported from China. Finally, Chinese pottery is undoubtedly spread in some certain areas for many centuries BC. Some famous Chinese families such as Yangshaoand Longshan cultures started eliciting the soil and manufactured various shapes of pottery. Chinese pottery was transformed to Aqaba and then to Petra where the remains of Chinese pottery were founded. It is evidence of a certain kind of trade between China and Nabataean Arabs.


How To Cite This Article
Omar , S. Y. D. B. (2022). The Influence of Chinese Pottery on the Nabataean Pottery During the 1st Century BC and the 2nd Century AD . Bulletin of Advanced English Studies, 7 (1), 1-6, 10.31559/BAES2022.7.1.1

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