Imported Glazed Bowl Rim SherdLate Bronze Age
2000 BCE - 1200 BCE
1 7/8 x 4 1/4 x 1/4 in. (4.8 x 10.8 x 0.7 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
This object has the following keywords:
- 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.
- glazing - Overlaying or covering with a smooth and lustrous coating, or polishing and burnishing to create a smooth, shiney surface. To refer specifically to glazing paintings, use the narrower concept "glazing (painting technique)." To refer specifically to glazing ceramics, use the narrower concept "pottery glazing (process)."
- Late Iron Age - Refers to a phase of Iron Age culture noted for particular technological and social developments, including the tempering of iron implements.
- rim sherds - Fragments of a ceramic or glass vessel from just below the rim.
- 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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