Middle Bronze Age Coarse Ware Jar Rim and Body FragmentMiddle Bronze Age
ca. 2000 BCE - ca. 1550 BCE
3 13/16 x 2 3/4 x 7/8 in. (9.7 x 7 x 2.2 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
This object has the following keywords:
- bodies - Those parts of containers that enclose the contents, as distinguished from accessory components such as covers, handles, and applied decoration.
- jars - Deep, wide-mouthed vessels used for holding a variety of substances, usually without handles and generally cylindrical, although sometimes made in other shapes. For narrower-necked vessles, use "bottles."
- Middle Bronze Age - Refers to a phase of the Bronze Age distinguished from the Early and Late Bronze Age cultures by differences in metal assemblages and burial rites. It is characterized in part by metalworking techniques and tool and weapon designs of increasing sophistication, including the utilization of valve molds, cire perdue, sheet work, structural ribs, rivets, and pommels on the end of the hilts of swords.
- rim sherds - Fragments of a ceramic or glass vessel from just below the rim.
- maximum length Dimensions: 3 13/16 x 2 3/4 x 7/8 in. (9.7 x 7 x 2.2 cm)
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