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sherd

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsherdsherd /ʃɜːd $ ʃɜːrd/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 x-refanother spelling of shard
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sherdAlthough in profile and painted, rather than in relief, it bears a striking resemblance to the Alletio sherd from Corbridge.Attic sherds of En-gedi belong mainly to the late fifth and early fourth centuries.A bone needle, some animal bones and a few sherds of pottery were found here.A single sherd of Samarra lustre ware was found in the disturbed top surface layer.In it was a handful of small sherds.As a first step, sherds of known origin from the two centres were analysed.Unfortunately, it has not been possible to trace these sherds in the museum collection.
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