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Carinated Cup Rim Sherd

Possibly Archaic


1 1/4 in. x 1 1/16 in. x 3/16 in. (3.15 cm x 2.72 cm x 0.42 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: P.2865
Geography: Europe, Greece, Peloponnese
Classification: Containers and Vessels; Vessels; Cups
Collection: Agnes Newhall Stillwell Collection

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  • Archaic - Refers to the pottery style found in Persia around 6000 BCE. The style is characterized by fine, plain buff pottery tempered with straw that is sometimes decorated with simple red or orange painted designs.
  • cups - Open bowl-shaped vessels, used chiefly for drinking, often having one handle, but sometimes two handles or none, generally on a low foot-ring; also includes similar bowl-shaped vessels, generally without handles, resting on a stem and supported by a spreading foot. Occasionally made with a lid.
  • rim sherds - Fragments of a ceramic or glass vessel from just below the rim.

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