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Base Sherd

Late Bronze Age
2000 BCE - 1200 BCE
Clay

1 7/16 x 2 3/16 x 2 1/16 in. (3.7 x 5.6 x 5.2 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2009.14.970
Other Number(s): Int. 37/16 (Site No.)
Geography: Asia, Turkey, Tarsus
Classification: Unclassifiable Artifacts; Artifact Remnants; Sherds
Culture/Nationality: Prehistoric Anatolian
Collection: Tarsus Excavation
Findspot: Find Spot: Gözlükule, Tarsus, Turkey, deep intrusion belonging with burnt floor, room 21, cuts intrusions 37/14. contains pottery rattle, bronze pin, bronze earring, pebble used as grinder, green-grey stone bead, bronze needle with eye, brown trfoil mouthed pitcher, red burnished pottery; Date: 1937; Meters:

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  • 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."
  • Late Bronze Age - Refers to the final stage of Bronze Age cultures, distinguished from the Early and Middle Bronze Age cultures by differences in metal assemblages and burial rites. It is characterized in part by very sophisticated and elaborate metalworking techniques and tool and weapon designs. It is characterized by the development of mass-produced objects, hollow objects, armor, and large objects, such as caldrons and shields.
  • sherds - Limited to fragments of pottery or glass.

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