Technique of polishing a surface by friction, very shiny surface.
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)|
|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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