- Making shiny or lustrous by rubbing with a tool that compacts or smooths.
- Culture or style belonging to ancient Corinth in the Peloponnese, south central Greece.
- Limited to fragments of pottery or glass.
- Refers to a style of Early Helladic pottery that developed from around 2,500 BCE to around 2,000 BCE. It is characterized by being hand-made and not thrown on a wheel, and by a finish of semi-lustrous paint rather than burnished slip, with a variegated appearance that ranges from reddish to brownish to black.
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Dimensions: 1 3/4 x 2 1/16 x 1/4 in. (4.5 x 5.239 x 0.635 cm)
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<ref name=BMC>cite web |url=http://triarte.brynmawr.edu/objects-1/info/157961 |title=Corinthian Body Sherd of Urfirnis Ware with Burnished Ware |author=Bryn Mawr College Library Special Collections |accessdate=9/22/2021 |publisher=Bryn Mawr College</ref>
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