A Middle-Bronze-age Jar, Ancient Pottery. 1500 BC.
Size: height= 9.5, width= 10, diameter= 6.8 cm. Height= 3.7, width= 3.9, diameter= 2.6 inch.
While the Bronze Age is most characterized by crafting tools of bronze, one of the most significant crafts of the time was more sophisticated pottery. In the archaeological record, we actually use excavated pottery or broken pieces called sherds to identify some of the different cultures of the time. Let's look at three significant styles, the Abydos pottery, Polished Red Ware, and the most famous Bronze Age pottery, Bell-beaker pottery.