Late Iron Age Black and Gray Burnished Ware Rim Sherd of Jar
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Late Iron Age Black and Gray Burnished Ware Rim Sherd of JarLate Iron Age
700 BCE - 520 BCE
2 3/8 x 2 5/8 x 5/8 in. (6 x 6.7 x 1.6 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2009.14.1238
Other Number(s): B51-59 (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, Intrusion; Date: 1937; Meters:
This object has the following keywords:
- Anatolian - Refers to the culture and styles that developed in antiquity in the geographical area of modern Turkey.
- Assyrian - Refers to the period roughly from the beginning of the 2nd millennium BCE, when Assyrian rulers first appeared in northern Mesopotamia and continuing until the fall of their empire in 612 BCE.
- burnishing - Making shiny or lustrous by rubbing with a tool that compacts or smooths.
- jars - Deep, wide-mouthed vessels used for holding a variety of substances, usually without handles and generally cylindrical, although sometimes made in other shapes. For narrower-necked vessles, use "bottles."
- Late Iron Age - Refers to a phase of Iron Age culture noted for particular technological and social developments, including the tempering of iron implements.
- rim sherds - Fragments of a ceramic or glass vessel from just below the rim.
The following Bibliography exist for this object:
- Hetty Goldman, "Excavations at Gozlu Kule, Tarsus: Volume III, Text," (1963): p.251, no.1114.
- Hetty Goldman, "Excavations at Gozlu Kule, Tarsus: Volume III, Plates," (1963): Figure Number: plate 136, no. 1114.
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