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Dark Burnished Body Sherd with Incised Decoration


maximum length
2 9/16 x 2 1/4 x 7/16 in. (6.5 x 5.7 x 1.1 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: P.396
Classification: Containers and Vessels; Vessels; Sherds

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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.
  • incising - The process and technique of producing, forming, or tracing a pattern, text, or other usually linear motif by cutting, carving, or engraving.
  • sherds - Limited to fragments of pottery or glass.

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  • maximum length Dimensions: 2 9/16 x 2 1/4 x 7/16 in. (6.5 x 5.715 x 1.111 cm)

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<ref name=BMC>cite web |url= |title=Dark Burnished Body Sherd with Incised Decoration |author=Bryn Mawr College Library Special Collections |accessdate=12/5/2022 |publisher=Bryn Mawr College</ref>

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