Neolithic Rim Sherd with Lug of Red-Coated Ware with Burnishing
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Neolithic Rim Sherd with Lug of Red-Coated Ware with BurnishingNeolithic
ca. 7000 BCE - ca. 2300 BCE
3 x 3 7/16 x 5/16 in. (7.6 x 8.7 x 0.8 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: P.1940
Geography: Europe, Greece
Classification: Unclassifiable Artifacts; Artifact Remnants; Sherds
Keywords Click a term to view the records with the same keywordThis object has the following keywords:
- burnishing - Making shiny or lustrous by rubbing with a tool that compacts or smooths.
- lugs - Projections by which an object may be held or supported; may have a small opening for a suspensory strap.
- Neolithic - Refers to the final stage of Stone Age development of a human culture, characterized by sophisticated stone tools created by polishing or grinding, wide-spread domestication of animals and plants, settlement in permanent villages, and the appearance of pottery and weaving. Neolithic cultures first appeared during the Holocene Epoch, around 9,000 BCE, and survived in certain remote areas of the world into the 19th century. Artistic products include wooden and stone houses, religious monuments, fortifications, carvings, paintings, textiles, and pottery.
- rim sherds - Fragments of a ceramic or glass vessel from just below the rim.
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- maximum length Dimensions: 3 x 3 7/16 x 5/16 in. (7.62 x 8.731 x 0.794 cm)
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