Carinate

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This article is about a topic in pottery design. For the article about birds, see Carinatae.
Argaric carinated vessel (Bronze Age)

Carinate is a shape in pottery, glassware and artistic design usually applied to amphorae or vases. The shape is defined by the joining of a rounded base to the sides of an inward sloping vessel.[1] This design is seen in ancient cultures such as recovered in archaeological digs in such sites as the palace of Knossos in Minoan Crete.[2] An alternate adjectival form of this design is carinated.

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  1. ^ Emmanuel Cooper. 2000
  2. ^ C. Michael Hogan. 2007