- 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.
- Refers broadly to the culture and styles associated with the area of southeast Europe comprising the southern Balkan peninsula, Peloponnese, and various offshore islands, as well as other territories that were colonized or held by Greece during various periods of history.
- Process of rubbing a surface to make it smooth or shiny.
- Limited to fragments of pottery or glass.
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