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Concordia University Archives

This library guide provides information about accessing and researching in Concordia's Archives and Special Collections.

Schedule a Scanning Appointment!

Students in Dr. Schuler's Archaeology and the Bible class can make an appointment to come into the library and scan artifacts. Use the 'Schedule an Appointment' button in the profile box below to set up a time with Jennifer Carlson.

Reference & Instruction Librarian

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Jennifer Carlson
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Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
Appointments available by request

Find Published Images for Comparison

Select books will be made available for you to reference during your scanning session. You can also look at museum collections to find examples of similar objects.

Characteristics for Identification

There are many characteristics that will help you to determine information about a vessel and give you hints as to when and where it was created.

  • Color of the clay
  • Decorations--if there are any and what type
    • Painted slip designs
    • Carved lines or textures
  • Technique for building the vessel
    • Wheel thrown 
    • Hand built
  • Size and form of the vessel

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