- Ancient Greek and Roman storage vessels of many variations usually having a large oval body with a narrow neck and two or more handles extending from the mouth or neck to the shoulders on the body.
- Naturally occurring sediments that are produced by chemical actions resulting during the weathering of rocks. It is often the term applied to all earths that form a paste with water and harden when heated.
- Those portions of, or attachments to, objects that are designed to be grasped by the hand.
- Refers to a style of Greek pottery painting that occurred on the island of Rhodes around 650 BCE. It is characterized by a spontaneous, free brush stroke and themes that often include animals. In some classification schemes it is a variation on the Wild Goat Style.
- Marking the surface of an object by applying pressure with a tool, for example, transferring an ink mark to paper or embossing soft clay; also, applying preprinted labels such as postage stamps that substitute for official stamped marks. In bookbinding, distinguished from "blocking", in which pressure is applied by a machine.
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This object was included in the following exhibitions:
Breaking Ground, Breaking Tradition: Bryn Mawr and the First Generation of Women Archaeologists
Bryn Mawr College
, 9/19/2007 - 12/19/2007
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