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Trumpet-Shaped Foot and Body Sherd

Late Bronze Age
2000 BCE - 1200 BCE

2 1/8 x 3 3/8 x 2 7/8 in. (5.4 x 8.6 x 7.3 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2009.14.1050
Other Number(s): B 144 (Site No.)
Geography: Asia, Turkey, Tarsus
Classification: Unclassifiable Artifacts; Artifact Remnants; Sherds
Culture/Nationality: Prehistoric Anatolian
Collection: Tarsus Excavation
Findspot: Find Spot: Gözlükule, Tarsus, Turkey, Room K, east side above 1531 floor; Date: 1938; Meters:15.31

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  • Early Iron Age - Refers to the earliest phase of the Iron Age, when the distinct functional properties of iron were first exploited, including the use of forging, and it began to supplant bronze in the production of tools and weapons.
  • feet - Refers to terminal elements on which objects rest and that are small in relation to the body of the object. For relatively massive elements at the bottoms of structures or objects upon which the upper parts are supported, use "bases (components)."
  • Iron Age - Refers to the period and culture associated with the third age in the Three Age system developed by Christian Jürgensen Thomsen in 1836. Iron Age culture typically developed from the Bronze Age at the point when the qualities of iron were exploited, particularly through carburization, in the manufacture of tools, weapons, and implements. It developed at different times in various parts of the world, first appearing in the Middle East and southeastern Europe around 1,200 BCE, and in China around 600 BCE. In the Americas, it did not develop from the Bronze Age but was introduced to Stone Age cultures by European explorers.
  • sherds - Limited to fragments of pottery or glass.

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