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Helladic (?) Body Sherd


maximum length
1 1/2 x 1 3/8 x 3/4 in. (3.8 x 3.5 x 1.9 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: P.485
Geography: Europe, Greece, Possibly Malthi
Classification: Containers and Vessels; Vessels; Sherds
Culture/Nationality: Helladic?

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  • bodies - Those parts of containers that enclose the contents, as distinguished from accessory components such as covers, handles, and applied decoration.
  • Helladic - Refers to the style of artistic production in the southern and central Greek mainland during the Bronze Age between circa 3600 and 1050 BCE. Until circa 1600 BCE, pottery including Minyan and Matt-painted wares dominates artistic production. After 1600 BCE, works of art for which the period is most recognized include, in addition to pottery, metalwork such as the Vapheio cups, wall paintings depicting scenes of warfare and hunting, and the construction of palaces and elaborate tholos tombs.
  • sherds - Limited to fragments of pottery or glass.

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  • maximum length Dimensions: 1 1/2 x 1 3/8 x 3/4 in. (3.8 x 3.493 x 1.905 cm)

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