Middle Iron Age Anatolian Bucchero Handle Sherd with Burnishing and Incised DecorationMiddle Iron Age
850 BCE - 700 BCE
2 3/8 x 2 5/8 x 5/8 in. (6 x 6.7 x 1.6 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2009.14.1147
Geography: Asia, Turkey, Tarsus
Classification: Unclassifiable Artifacts; Artifact Remnants; Sherds
Culture/Nationality: Prehistoric Anatolian
Collection: Tarsus Excavation
Findspot: Find Spot: Gözlükule, Tarsus, Turkey, T4 Ext. 4; 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.
- 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.
- handles - Those portions of, or attachments to, objects that are designed to be grasped by the hand.
- incising - The process and technique of producing, forming, or tracing a pattern, text, or other usually linear motif by cutting, carving, or engraving.
- 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, Plates," (1963): Figure Number: 133, no. 755.
- Hetty Goldman, "Excavations at Gozlu Kule, Tarsus: Volume III, Text," (1963): p. 222, no. 755.
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