- Rounded, cuplike, hollow parts of objects, such as the body of a stemmed vessel or the part of a pipe in which tobacco is burned.
- Rounded vessels that are generally wider than they are high, usually hemispherical or nearly so. A bowl may have a spreading base or foot ring and sometimes two handles or a cover. Distinguished from a cup, which is rather deep than wide.
Early Bronze Age
- Refers to the earliest phase of Bronze Age cultures, which developed differently in different regions, either from Chalcolithic or Neolithic technologies. It differs from the Middle and Late Bronze Age cultures primarily in metal assemblages and burial rites. It is characterized in part by the earliest experimentation with copper alloys to produce bronze, as well as the improvement of stone tools, and various other local cultural developments. Some scholars classify the Chalcolithic as the earliest phase of the Bronze Age.
- Refers to the style of artistic production on the Cycladic archipelago between roughly 3500 or 3000 and 2000 BCE though some authors date the period from circa 2500 to circa 1900 BCE. Artworks include stone vases, wall paintings, and most typically, pottery and marble figures. Early pottery is burnished and decorated with incised rectilinear or curvilinear designs and includes the frying-pan type, while later works are matt-painted. Marble figures are characterized by spare, elegant, and geometric forms and include most commonly the folded-arm type.
- Fragments of a ceramic or glass vessel from just below the rim.
- Containers designed to serve as receptacles for a liquid or other substance, usually those of circular section and made of some durable material; especially containers of this nature in domestic use, employed in connection with the preparation or serving of food or drink, and usually of a size suitable for carrying by hand.
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Dimensions: 1 13/16 x 1 3/8 x 1/4 in. (4.6 x 3.493 x 0.635 cm)
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