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Image of Corinthian Body Sherd of Urfirnis Ware with Burnished Ware

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Corinthian Body Sherd of Urfirnis Ware with Burnished Ware



Clay

maximum length
1 3/4 x 2 1/16 x 1/4 in. (4.5 x 5.2 x 0.6 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: P.503
Geography: Europe, Greece, Kórinthos
Classification: Unclassifiable Artifacts; Artifact Remnants; Sherds
Culture/Nationality: Greek, Corinthian

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This object has the following keywords:
  • burnishing - Making shiny or lustrous by rubbing with a tool that compacts or smooths.
  • Corinthian - Culture or style belonging to ancient Corinth in the Peloponnese, south central Greece.
  • sherds - Limited to fragments of pottery or glass.
  • Urfirnis - Refers to a style of Early Helladic pottery that developed from around 2,500 BCE to around 2,000 BCE. It is characterized by being hand-made and not thrown on a wheel, and by a finish of semi-lustrous paint rather than burnished slip, with a variegated appearance that ranges from reddish to brownish to black.

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Additional Image P.503_BMC_f_2.jpg
P.503_BMC_f_2.jpg

Dimensions
  • maximum length Dimensions: 1 3/4 x 2 1/16 x 1/4 in. (4.5 x 5.239 x 0.635 cm)

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<ref name=BMC>cite web |url=http://triarte.brynmawr.edu/objects-1/info/157961 |title=Corinthian Body Sherd of Urfirnis Ware with Burnished Ware |author=Bryn Mawr College Library Special Collections |accessdate=5/16/2022 |publisher=Bryn Mawr College</ref>

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