The process of polishing a surface by friction.  It is different from polishing because burnished surfaces are very shiny.  Burhishing creates a hard surface, it is a process that stretches and hardens the material with minimal loss.  

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Object U Number Museum Number (UPM Date Reg Number) Museum Number (BM Registration Number) Museum Number (UPM B-number) Description (Catalog Card)
(none) (none) 1928,1010.620 (none) (none)
(none) (none) 1935,0112.14 (none) (none)
(none) (none) 1935,0113.594 (none) (none)
(none) (none) 1935,0113.612 (none) (none)
12769A.7 (none) 1928,1010.726 (none) [A.1-.7] Fragments of colored pottery. Various pottery fragments - [B] a wheel, [C-D] 2 handles, [E] clay made of blade, [F] cone etc., and a [G] shell tubular bead 36mm long pierced longitudinally and also transversely at each end.
12776H.8 (none) 1928,1010.760 (none) Group of objects: (A) Small fragment of obsidian vase. (B) [.1-.6] 3 long clay bugles, imitation of beads cut from core of shell. (C) Obsidian chip. (D) Jar - stopper of mud and lime, circular, one face flat, one convex, with rough incisions on flat face, perhaps accidental. (E) [.1-.2] Fragment of terracotta figure perhaps the head of a dragon (?). [Drawing] (F) Clay object, flat, with incised holes. (G) [.1-.6] Five fragments of clay jar sealings with seal impressions : all have rows of animals in wooded or rocky country. (H) [.1-.26] Pottery fragments 1) Plum red and back decoration on light ground: 2 examples. 2) Red decoration on light ground and other fragments. Not in catalog of Vol. IV.
17083 (none) 1935,0113.396 (none) Vase baked clay. Greenish drab. Type 1)LXVII. =195P
19298 (none) 1935,0112.15 (none) Vase. Black clay finely burnished. Type JN 13. Imitation of stone type JN 26.
19551 (none) (none) (none) Clay pot. Dark brown clay, burnished. Type JN 13 (but with wider rim) broken
19980 35-1-512 (none) (none) Clay vase. Painted red all over and burnished. In fragments. Type 48 [annotated]. JN
19981 (none) (none) (none) Clay vase. Painted red and burnished. JN Type 38 JN [Annotated]
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