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Image of Anatolian Bronze Age Body Sherd with Slipped (?) and Polished Decoration

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Anatolian Bronze Age Body Sherd with Slipped (?) and Polished Decoration

Bronze Age: Troy I-VI
3000 BC - 1250 BC
Clay

maximum length
2 1/16 x 1 3/4 x 3/8 in. (5.2 x 4.4 x 1 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: P.466
Geography: Asia, Turkey, Anatolia
Classification: Unclassifiable Artifacts; Artifact Remnants; Sherds
Culture/Nationality: Hellenic

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This object has the following keywords:
  • Anatolian - Refers to the culture and styles that developed in antiquity in the geographical area of modern Turkey.
  • Early Bronze Age - Refers to the earliest phase of Bronze Age cultures, which developed differently in different regions, either from Chalcolithic or Neolithic technologies. It differs from the Middle and Late Bronze Age cultures primarily in metal assemblages and burial rites. It is characterized in part by the earliest experimentation with copper alloys to produce bronze, as well as the improvement of stone tools, and various other local cultural developments. Some scholars classify the Chalcolithic as the earliest phase of the Bronze Age.
  • polishing - Process of rubbing a surface to make it smooth or shiny.
  • sherds - Limited to fragments of pottery or glass.
  • slip - Fine clay which, when mixed with water, results in a fluid with a creamlike consistency, used in casting, glazing, decorating, and repairing ceramic wares; in its natural state, it contains sufficient flux to be used for glazing and decorating without the need of additives. For ceramic glaze with a high content of slip, use "slip glaze."

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Additional Image P.466_BMC_f.jpg
P.466_BMC_f.jpg

Dimensions
  • maximum length Dimensions: 2 1/16 x 1 3/4 x 3/8 in. (5.2 x 4.445 x 0.953 cm)

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<ref name=BMC>cite web |url=http://triarte.brynmawr.edu/objects-1/info/157834 |title=Anatolian Bronze Age Body Sherd with Slipped (?) and Polished Decoration |author=Bryn Mawr College Library Special Collections |accessdate=5/24/2022 |publisher=Bryn Mawr College</ref>

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