Ionian Cup Base SherdArchaic
650 BCE - 600 BCE
7/8 x 2 1/8 x 1 1/2 in. (2.3 x 5.4 x 3.8 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2009.14.1040
Geography: Asia, Turkey
Classification: Containers and Vessels; Vessels; Cups
Culture/Nationality: Prehistoric Anatolian
Collection: Tarsus Excavation
Findspot: Find Spot: Gözlükule, Tarsus, Turkey; Date: Meters: 13.62
This object has the following keywords:
- Anatolian - Refers to the culture and styles that developed in antiquity in the geographical area of modern Turkey.
- bases - Elements at the bottoms of structures or objects upon which the upper parts rest or are supported; for large objects, bases are often relatively massive. For terminal elements upon which objects rest and that are small in relation to the body of the object, use "feet."
- 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.
- Ionian - Distinctive pottery painting styles produced in ancient Ionia, a region of central coastal Anatolia in present-day Turkey.
- sherds - Limited to fragments of pottery or glass.
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