- Culture or style belonging to ancient Corinth in the Peloponnese, south central Greece.
- Refers to the final stage of Stone Age development of a human culture, characterized by sophisticated stone tools created by polishing or grinding, wide-spread domestication of animals and plants, settlement in permanent villages, and the appearance of pottery and weaving. Neolithic cultures first appeared during the Holocene Epoch, around 9,000 BCE, and survived in certain remote areas of the world into the 19th century. Artistic products include wooden and stone houses, religious monuments, fortifications, carvings, paintings, textiles, and pottery.
- The application of paint to a surface primarily for protection or to apply a general color. For the application of pigments to a surface to create an expressive or communicative image, use "painting (image-making)."
- Process of rubbing a surface to make it smooth or shiny.
- Limited to fragments of pottery or glass.
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Dimensions: 2 9/16 x 2 1/8 x 5/16 in. (6.5 x 5.398 x 0.794 cm)
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<ref name=BMC>cite web |url=http://triarte.brynmawr.edu/objects-1/info/157893 |title=Neolithic Corinthian Body Sherd with Painted and Polished Decoration |author=Bryn Mawr College Library Special Collections |accessdate=1/21/2022 |publisher=Bryn Mawr College</ref>
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