Neck and Rim SherdLate Bronze Age
2000 BCE - 1200 BCE
2 9/16 x 3 5/16 x 2 3/4 in. (6.5 x 8.5 x 7 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2009.14.1009
Other Number(s): T 4-5 W Int 38-47 (Site No.)
Geography: Asia, Turkey, Tarsus
Classification: Unclassifiable Artifacts; Artifact Remnants; Sherds
Culture/Nationality: Prehistoric Anatolian
Collection: Tarsus Excavation
Findspot: Find Spot: Gözlükule, Tarsus, Turkey, Int. 38-47; Date: July 1, 1938 Meters:
This object has the following keywords:
- Anatolian - Refers to the culture and styles that developed in antiquity in the geographical area of modern Turkey.
- handles - Those portions of, or attachments to, objects that are designed to be grasped by the hand.
- 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.
- necks - Relatively narrow, or constricted parts of containers, such as the slender portion of a bottle or vase between the mouth and the shoulders.
- rim sherds - Fragments of a ceramic or glass vessel from just below the rim.
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