Middle Iron Age Imported Silver-Gray Ware Base Sherd with BurnishingMiddle Iron Age
850 BCE - 700 BCE
1 5/8 in. x 3 1/8 in. x 5/16 in. (4.11 cm x 7.92 cm x 0.8 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2009.14.1148
Geography: Asia, Turkey, Tarsus
Classification: Unclassifiable Artifacts; Artifact Remnants; Sherds
Culture/Nationality: Prehistoric Anatolian
Collection: Tarsus Excavation
Findspot: Find Spot: Gözlükule, Tarsus, Turkey, Oven 5; Date: 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.
- bases - Elements at the bottoms of structures or objects upon which the upper parts rest or are supported; for large objects, bases are often relatively massive. For terminal elements upon which objects rest and that are small in relation to the body of the object, use "feet."
- Bucchero - Style of Etruscan pottery that resembles metalware, produced between the end of the 7th and the beginning of the 5th centuries BCE.
- burnishing - Making shiny or lustrous by rubbing with a tool that compacts or smooths.
- Middle Iron Age - Refers to a phase of Iron Age culture marked by technological and social developments, including carburized iron or steel.
The following Bibliography exist for this object:
- Hetty Goldman, "Excavations at Gozlu Kule, Tarsus: Volume III, Text," (1963): p. 224, no. 786.
- Hetty Goldman, "Excavations at Gozlu Kule, Tarsus: Volume III, Plates," (1963): Figure Number: 133, no. 786.
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