Copper Age Ware Sherd
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Copper Age Ware SherdEarly Bronze Age III
2400 BCE - 2000 BCE
1 11/16 x 1 x 1 in. (4.3 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2009.14.538
Other Number(s): A 1171 (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; TAM, Room 92, Irregular Unburnt Earth Deposit Over Very Burnt Deposit With 12.56-13.20 Floor; Date: October 11, 1938; Meters: 12.56 - 13.20
This object has the following keywords:
- Anatolian - Refers to the culture and styles that developed in antiquity in the geographical area of modern Turkey.
- Early Bronze Age - Refers to the earliest phase of Bronze Age cultures, which developed differently in different regions, either from Chalcolithic or Neolithic technologies. It differs from the Middle and Late Bronze Age cultures primarily in metal assemblages and burial rites. It is characterized in part by the earliest experimentation with copper alloys to produce bronze, as well as the improvement of stone tools, and various other local cultural developments. Some scholars classify the Chalcolithic as the earliest phase of the Bronze Age.
- sherds - Limited to fragments of pottery or glass.
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