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Late Bronze Age Body Sherd

Late Bronze Age
ca. 1600 BCE - ca. 1100 BCE

maximum length
1 1/8 x 1 x 3/16 in. (2.9 x 2.5 x 0.5 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: P.3504
Classification: Containers and Vessels; Vessels; Sherds
Culture/Nationality: Minoan or Helladic (?)

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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.
  • 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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  • maximum length Dimensions: 1 1/8 x 1 x 3/16 in. (2.9 x 2.54 x 0.476 cm)

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<ref name=BMC>cite web |url= |title=Late Bronze Age Body Sherd |author=Bryn Mawr College Library Special Collections |accessdate=2/1/2023 |publisher=Bryn Mawr College</ref>

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