Ionian Cup Rim and Handle SherdArchaic
625 BCE - 600 BCE
1 5/16 x 3 5/16 x 3/4 in. (3.3 x 8.4 x 1.9 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2009.14.1037
Geography: Asia, Turkey
Classification: Containers and Vessels; Vessels; Cups
Culture/Nationality: Prehistoric Anatolian
Collection: Tarsus Excavation
Findspot: Find Spot: Gözlükule, Tarsus, Turkey; Date: Meters: 13.25
This object has the following keywords:
- Anatolian - Refers to the culture and styles that developed in antiquity in the geographical area of modern Turkey.
- cups - Open bowl-shaped vessels, used chiefly for drinking, often having one handle, but sometimes two handles or none, generally on a low foot-ring; also includes similar bowl-shaped vessels, generally without handles, resting on a stem and supported by a spreading foot. Occasionally made with a lid.
- handles - Those portions of, or attachments to, objects that are designed to be grasped by the hand.
- Ionian - Distinctive pottery painting styles produced in ancient Ionia, a region of central coastal Anatolia in present-day Turkey.
- rim sherds - Fragments of a ceramic or glass vessel from just below the rim.
- sherds - Limited to fragments of pottery or glass.
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