It consists of several ware types, of which the most representative ones are the plain wares, usually kraters and bowls with a denticulated fringe applied around the vessel; bowls with red and black-painted geometric decorations; cooking-pots with a stepped-rim; and vessels, mainly carinated bowls, influenced by “Assyrian ware” pottery.
- M.F. Oakeshott, 'The Edomite Pottery', in J.F.A. Sawyer & D.J.A. Clines (eds.) Midian, Moab and Edom: The History and Archaeology of Late Bronze and Iron Age Jordan and North-West Arabia, JSOT Supplement 24, Sheffield, JSOT Press, 1983, 53-63; E. Mazar, 'Edomite Pottery at the End of the Iron Age', Israel Exploration Journal 35 (1985): 253-269; J.M. Tebes, 'Assyrians, Judaeans, Pastoral Groups, and the Trade Patterns in the Late Iron Age Negev', History Compass 5-2 (2007).
- N. Glueck, Explorations in Eastern Palestine II. AASOR 15. New Haven: ASOR, 1935, 123-137.