Wedge Impressed Pottery SherdLate Bronze Age I
2000 BCE - 1200 BCE
1 3/4 x 2 7/8 x 3/16 in. (4.4 x 7.3 x 0.5 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2009.14.800
Other Number(s): A 221 and A 221 (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 / #220 Court East of T 11 A In and Under Pavement 1/ #221 Court in Pavement West Side; Date:#220 March 26, 1936 / #221 April 4, 1936; 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.
- Late Bronze Age - Refers to the final stage of Bronze Age cultures, distinguished from the Early and Middle Bronze Age cultures by differences in metal assemblages and burial rites. It is characterized in part by very sophisticated and elaborate metalworking techniques and tool and weapon designs. It is characterized by the development of mass-produced objects, hollow objects, armor, and large objects, such as caldrons and shields.
- sherds - Limited to fragments of pottery or glass.
The following Bibliography exist for this object:
- Hetty Goldman, "Excavations at Gozlu Kule, Tarsus: Volume II, Plates," (1956): Figure Number: Group 315, Figure 1109.
- Hetty Goldman, "Excavations at Gozlu Kule, Tarsus: Volume II, Text," (1956): 202.
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