Wedge Impressed Pottery Rim SherdLate Bronze Age I
2000 BCE - 1200 BCE
1 1/16 x 2 5/16 x 1/4 in. (2.7 x 5.9 x 0.7 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2009.14.803
Geography: Asia, Turkey, Tarsus
Classification: Unclassifiable Artifacts; Artifact Remnants; Sherds
Culture/Nationality: Prehistoric Anatolian
Collection: Tarsus Excavation
Findspot: Find Spot: Gözlükule, Tarsus, Turkey / TAT, Street Earth, West of Sand Kerpic Covered West Wall, to 5.799 Base of Street Area; Date: April 14-16, 1937;Meters: 5.80
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.
- 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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