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Bowl Rim Sherd

Middle-Late Bronze Age
2200 BCE - 1200 BCE
Clay

1 3/4 x 3 x 2 5/16 in. (4.4 x 7.6 x 5.9 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2009.14.859
Other Number(s): A 455 (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 / TAN, Above 6.50 Floor Below 6.07 Unit; Date: May, 5, 1937; Meters: 6.00 - 6.50

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  • Anatolian - Refers to the culture and styles that developed in antiquity in the geographical area of modern Turkey.
  • bowls - Rounded, cuplike, hollow parts of objects, such as the body of a stemmed vessel or the part of a pipe in which tobacco is burned.
  • bowls - Rounded vessels that are generally wider than they are high, usually hemispherical or nearly so. A bowl may have a spreading base or foot ring and sometimes two handles or a cover. Distinguished from a cup, which is rather deep than wide.
  • rims - The outer edges of a container, especially a vessel, as well as the adjacent narrow margin. A single object may have more than one rim; a goblet has rims on its bowl and its foot.
  • sherds - Limited to fragments of pottery or glass.
  • vessels - Containers designed to serve as receptacles for a liquid or other substance, usually those of circular section and made of some durable material; especially containers of this nature in domestic use, employed in connection with the preparation or serving of food or drink, and usually of a size suitable for carrying by hand.

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