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Aegean (?) Body Sherd with Slipped and Painted Decoration


maximum length
2 5/16 x 1 3/4 x 1/4 in. (5.9 x 4.4 x 0.6 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: P.3483
Classification: Containers and Vessels; Vessels; Sherds

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This object has the following keywords:
  • Aegean pottery styles - Pottery styles belonging to Aegean cultures.
  • bodies - Those parts of containers that enclose the contents, as distinguished from accessory components such as covers, handles, and applied decoration.
  • painting - The application of paint to a surface primarily for protection or to apply a general color. For the application of pigments to a surface to create an expressive or communicative image, use "painting (image-making)."
  • sherds - Limited to fragments of pottery or glass.
  • slip - Fine clay which, when mixed with water, results in a fluid with a creamlike consistency, used in casting, glazing, decorating, and repairing ceramic wares; in its natural state, it contains sufficient flux to be used for glazing and decorating without the need of additives. For ceramic glaze with a high content of slip, use "slip glaze."

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  • maximum length Dimensions: 2 5/16 x 1 3/4 x 1/4 in. (5.874 x 4.445 x 0.635 cm)

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