Sherds sentence example

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • The only Aegean objects yet found (1910) in or near Ionia are some sherds of the very latest Minoan age at Miletus.

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  • Sherds of Roman pottery were recovered from most contexts but all the sherds were much abraded and likely to be residual.

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  • The sherds include amphoras, jars, bowls and lids.

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  • The fill of the ditch was mostly boulder clay wash, with a few small brick sherds.

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  • Forms included sherds from bowls, jugs, tea pots, plates, cups, dishes, and large containers.

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  • Re-examination of some of the material in 1981 suggests that some, if not all, of these sherds were actually from tripod pipkins.

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  • During the cleaning of these pieces, 3 small, abraded sherds of pottery were found to have adhered to the slag.

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  • Roman sherds and glass fragments; fired bricks on higher parts; one glazed Islamic sherd seen.

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  • The Roman road completely sealed a small ditch which contained sherds of coarse, black pottery possibly of Iron Age date.

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  • There were very few cooking ware or coarse ware sherds discovered that could be dated to the Hellenistic Age.

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  • Here too, the residual sherds could have been disturbed from an Anglian feature of similar date to that excavated on the site.

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  • Without them, an early 8th century date would be likely, to account for the low frequency of Ipswich ware sherds.

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  • A large proportion of the finds were roman pottery sherds.

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  • Further more the hole produced a collection of early medieval pottery sherds.

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  • What is lacking in both the Hellenistic and Early Roman periods is amphora sherds, both domestic and imported.

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  • The pH sherds are found mainly N of the modern road, especially from disturbed earth W of Ag.

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  • A problem is the few number of pottery sherds found during the Greek dark ages.

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  • The majority were body sherds, although a few rim sherds were also present.

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  • The pot sherds form the corner of a square vessel, which makes this a uncommon find.

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  • This backfill had inclusions of charcoal flecks and gravel and sherds of medieval pottery (Appendix E) were recovered during excavation.

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  • A large proportion of the finds were Roman pottery sherds.

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  • The PH sherds are found mainly N of the modern road, especially from disturbed earth W of Ag.

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  • Many of the sherds in this fabric are heavily burned.

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  • The fill of the latter produced three sherds of pottery, two Roman, the third in a Late Iron Age fabric.

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  • Many urban sites are being excavated where sherds of these wares are commonly found.

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  • Beside well-preserved pottery, there are sherds of broken vessels or vessels with missing bodies which were left as grave goods.

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  • The Roman material is moderately abraded but includes several groups of sherds from the same vessel (sherd families).

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  • Eighteenth century redware sherds and a fragment of Spanish amphora have been recovered from the foreshore in this area.

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