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Concordia University Archives

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

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

Qlone Scanning