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Prehistoric Body Sherd with Hatched Decoration



1 x 11/16 x 1/4 in. (2.6 x 1.8 x 0.6 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: P.3366
Geography: Europe, Greece
Classification: Containers and Vessels; Vessels; Sherds
Collection: Charlotte Rider Long Collection
Findspot: surface find, Asea (per inscription on sherd).

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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.
  • burnishing - Making shiny or lustrous by rubbing with a tool that compacts or smooths.
  • prehistoric - Refers to the period antecedent to the first contemporary written accounts of a people. The time span for this period varies according to specific local habitation patterns and in different scholarly disciplines.
  • sherds - Limited to fragments of pottery or glass.

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