Sherds Sentence Examples
Petrie found painted sherds of Cretan style at Kahun in the Fayum, and farther up the Nile, at Tell el-Amarna, chanced on bits of no fewer than Boo Aegean vases in 1889.
This cavity was filled with rubbish, sherds, &c., the latest of which was found to date as far back as the beginning of the Middle Minoan age, and the later work of 1908 only proved (by means of a small shaft sunk through the debris) that the rock floor was 52 ft.
The only Aegean objects yet found (1910) in or near Ionia are some sherds of the very latest Minoan age at Miletus.
Sherds of Roman pottery were recovered from most contexts but all the sherds were much abraded and likely to be residual.
The sherds include amphoras, jars, bowls and lids.Advertisement
The fill of the ditch was mostly boulder clay wash, with a few small brick sherds.
Forms included sherds from bowls, jugs, tea pots, plates, cups, dishes, and large containers.
Re-examination of some of the material in 1981 suggests that some, if not all, of these sherds were actually from tripod pipkins.
During the cleaning of these pieces, 3 small, abraded sherds of pottery were found to have adhered to the slag.
Roman sherds and glass fragments; fired bricks on higher parts; one glazed Islamic sherd seen.Advertisement
The Roman road completely sealed a small ditch which contained sherds of coarse, black pottery possibly of Iron Age date.
There were very few cooking ware or coarse ware sherds discovered that could be dated to the Hellenistic Age.
Here too, the residual sherds could have been disturbed from an Anglian feature of similar date to that excavated on the site.
Without them, an early 8th century date would be likely, to account for the low frequency of Ipswich ware sherds.
A large proportion of the finds were roman pottery sherds.Advertisement
Further more the hole produced a collection of early medieval pottery sherds.
What is lacking in both the Hellenistic and Early Roman periods is amphora sherds, both domestic and imported.
The pH sherds are found mainly N of the modern road, especially from disturbed earth W of Ag.
A problem is the few number of pottery sherds found during the Greek dark ages.
The majority were body sherds, although a few rim sherds were also present.Advertisement
The pot sherds form the corner of a square vessel, which makes this a uncommon find.
This backfill had inclusions of charcoal flecks and gravel and sherds of medieval pottery (Appendix E) were recovered during excavation.
A large proportion of the finds were Roman pottery sherds.
The PH sherds are found mainly N of the modern road, especially from disturbed earth W of Ag.
Many of the sherds in this fabric are heavily burned.Advertisement
The fill of the latter produced three sherds of pottery, two Roman, the third in a Late Iron Age fabric.
Many urban sites are being excavated where sherds of these wares are commonly found.
Beside well-preserved pottery, there are sherds of broken vessels or vessels with missing bodies which were left as grave goods.
The Roman material is moderately abraded but includes several groups of sherds from the same vessel (sherd families).
Eighteenth century redware sherds and a fragment of Spanish amphora have been recovered from the foreshore in this area.